- A Monster Calls: A Perfect Illustration Of Why We Tell Stories.
- The Power of The One: Schindler’s List and The Little Girl in Red
- Going deep inside the underbelly of Sicario.
- A Look Inside the storytelling of Pixar’s Inside Out.
- The Babadook: when allegory meets expressionism in a therapeutic horror classic.
Category Archives: Dramatica
“Nothing will make sense to your American ears and you will doubt everything we will do. But in the end, you will understand.” – Benicio Del Toro’s Alejandro in Sicario. The opening sequence of Denis Villeneuve’s thriller Sicario serves as a … Continue reading
“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.” – Ernest Hemingway In a prior article, Cracking A Beautiful Mind’s schizophrenic inciting incident, the distinction between goal and methodology to … Continue reading
“It all depends on how we look at things, and not how they are in themselves.” -Carl Jung Much discussion has been given to the function of the main character’s perspective, what the Dramatica theory of story would consider the influence … Continue reading
“Writing is thinking. To write well is to think clearly. That’s why it’s so hard.” … Continue reading