This excellent short video examines the parallel character arcs shared by the heroes in two of my favorite films: ‘Lo..
Mangold continues: “and momentum only arises when a character struggles—often against impossible odds—to achieve his desired goal. This str..
“Unlike passion or pleasure, which are often fleeting, corporeal and selfish in nature, bliss is a transcendent experience of the soul. It is a ..
Inspired by a celebrated story from 16th Century China, Stephen Chow’s Journey to the West (2014) follows a young Bud..
An interesting video demonstrating the visual impact that the films of Andrei Tarkovsky had on Innaritu’s The Revenan..
“Don’t write stories. Instead, write characters. Write exceptional characters, and exceptional stories will follow.”
– Akira Kurosawa