Hollywood has never concerned itself with self-plagiarizing. Ergo this video, which calls itself a “tribute to the work of Aaron Sorkin: the recycled dialogue, recurring phrases, and familiar plot lines. This is not intended as a critique but rather a playful excursion through Sorkin’s wonderful world of words…” (And I have swampland in Arizona to sell you.) Let’s see how long it takes before Sorkin’s new HBO series The Newsroom starts relying on Sorkinisms.

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Me
2 years
The entire pilot is sorkin isms. Cadences, lines, ideas all recycled.
Patrick
2 years
Unfortunately, Will McAvoy is no Edward R. Murrow. The problem with THE NEWSROOM is that Sorkin is...
mustardayonnaise
2 years
God, the number of backhanded compliments on this board is pathetic- "Great job, but get a life!",...