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Back again with an overview of this week's new DVD releases. It's kind of a mixed bag today – a few good things and a few less interesting things. I'll start with dramas and 'The Ides of March', a new political potboiler from director & co-star George Clooney ('Up in the Air'). Clooney in this [...]
From our deconstruction of hundreds of Hollywood blockbusters at http://www.clickok.co.uk/ The Hero's Journey is the template upon which the vast majority of successful stories and Hollywood blockbusters are based upon. In fact, ALL of the Hollywood movies we have deconstructed are based on this template. Understanding this template is a priority for story or screenwriters. [...]
Plot points are linear links that make up the chain of traditional Aristotelian 3-act dramatic structure. This classic structure worked well in Hollywood for almost a century now. Although young movie makers are forcing the limits of this structure, plot points still rule the day as the tent poles that hold up of the circus [...]