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The Two Minute Bio: Alfred Hitchcock

Born in London on August 13, 1899, Alfred Hitchcock worked for a short time in engineering before entering the film industry in 1920. He left for Hollywood in 1939, where his first American film,  180 more words


The plot: The only organizing force.

“The hearth of every fiction it’s the emotion created when we feel a story is looking for something, this is when the plot is born” 799 more words

Finding Nemo Strange Theory (Warning: Childhood will be Ruin)

Get ready for your childhood to be ruined.

The G – Rated, family-friendly animation film by Pixar, Finding Nemo, has a grossed over 940 million in box office in 2003. 120 more words

Summary of "What Novels Can Do that Films Can't (and Vice Versa)"

About the essay & author: Seymour Chatman (August 30, 1928-November 4, 2015) was an American film and literary critic, a giant figure in the study of narratives and Structuralism (see… 902 more words



I recently went and saw A Wrinkle in Time and personally I thought it was a total dumpster fire for a movie. Now I could get out the baseball bat and bash this movie into the ground, but frankly I think I can spend my time just a little more productively. 482 more words


Stylish Excess in Cinematic Narration

David Fincher’s film, The Social Network (2010), can be usefully analyzed in relation to classical narration for a number of reasons.  In his book, Narration in the Fiction Film… 4,530 more words

David Bordwell

I Finished My Screenplay

It is an odd sensation.

Over sixths month of planning.

Hundreds of hours of plotting, designing.

Countless ideas – most of which were rejected.

And here I am – I finished my first screenplay. 77 more words