Sicario Threshold Sequence

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When I saw Denis Villeneuve’s Maelstrom at a film festival in 2000, I walked out. Today, I don’t remember a thing about that film. Perhaps I should give it another chance. Sicario is one of my favourite films of 2015, and the Sicario Threshold sequence is one of the best I’ve ever seen. I’m now … Read more

Structure: How to train your dragon

With symbolic depth and masterful imagery, the craftsmanship of How to train your dragon exceeds that of many Academy Award-winners. Do not take the fact that it’s animated as a sign that it’s not worth your while. But isn’t it just a kid’s movie? No. It’s an elaborate tale about finding the courage to question … Read more

The Force Awakens – Screenplay Analysis

THE FORCE AWAKENS – LOGLINE: An orphaned scavenger and a cowardly defector become the unlikely guardians of the location of Luke Skywalker, the last Jedi alive and the last hope for the Republic to defeat the sinister First Order who have risen from the ashes of the Empire. WRITERS: Lawrence Kasdan, JJ Abrams & Micheal Arndt. SCRIPT … Read more