How To Write A Great Ending

In this video essay, Henry Sharp discusses how to write a great ending. First pointing out some common pitfalls of bad endings, he then outlines what he considers the near-perfect final sequence of The Matrix. Through an overview of the Wachowskis’ screenwriting techniques for the sequence, we begin to arrive at an approach for how to craft a powerful film ending.

 

 

 

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Endings


Cyberpunk


Lana & Lilly Wachowski


The Matrix Trilogy