Talk about a twist. The Crying Game script was written by Neil Jordan. It won the Oscar for best original screenplay in 1992.
The script for The Thing was written by Bill Lancaster based on the story Who Goes There by John W. Campbell, Jr.
Cinema should make you forget you are sitting in a theater.
The Friday the 13th script was written by Victor Miller.
We live in a box of space and time. Movies are windows in its walls. They allow us to enter other minds, not simply in the sense of identifying with the characters, although that is an important part of it, but by seeing the world as another person sees it.
If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.
You can make a movie about anything, as long as it has a hook to hang the advertising on.