'As Good As It Gets' (1997), is one of my favorite films. A popular and critical success, it received multiple Academy Award nominations including Best Picture. ('Titanic' won the honor that year.)
10 Things I Learned About Screenwriting by Listening to the DVD Commentary for "Little Miss Sunshine"
Commentators: Directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris and Screenwriter Michael Arndt.
Barry Jenkins employs a subtle device to reflect what is happening on the screen; the use of color. He tells the story of Chiron visually, as well as through dialogue.