Re-writing is the key to a good ending.
(a cry of agony)
He falls to his knees, buries his head in his hands. CAMERA SLOWLY DRAWS BACK AND UP to a HIGH ANGLE SHOT disclosing what Taylor has found. Half-buried in the sand and washed by the waves is
A GIANT STATUE OF AN APE, THIS IS THEIR PLANET AFTER ALL the Statue of Liberty.
The minister is just closing the book. He says something and Carl and Elaine kiss.
Oh, Jesus – God – no -
He puts his hands up against the glass and slumps. The minister shakes hands with Carl, then takes Elaine’s hand. The ORGAN music starts to THUNDER.
He moves to the center of the window and
FIGURES IT WOULDN’T HAVE WORKED OUT ANYWAY AND DECIDES TO MOVE ON begins to POUND on the glass.
INT. DISPATCHER’S OFFICE
Jack Beer pulls the sheet out of the fax machine and turns it over, revealing the composite sketch of KEYSER SOZE.
Though crude and distorted, one cannot help but notice how much it looks like
WALTER MATTHAU VERBAL KINT.
Wear this shirt: At disappointing funerals (AKA “life-endings”)
Don’t wear this shirt: In three years
This shirt tells the world: “I’m an ‘ending’ enthusiast”
We call this color: Black to the drawing board
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