One of the often forgotten parts of storytelling is the story world, and it is one of the more important aspects. The world in which the story takes place can help shape […]
The Morale Of The Story Is… – Dreamworks Edition
The morale of a story is one of the most basic fundamentals of storytelling. By the end of your story, the characters must change, usually by learning something about life that they […]
Are critics and snobs the same thing?
When I often talk about cinema with others, the term “snob” comes up often. This often makes me question what that phrase means and in what context it is being used. […]
Do I have the music in me?
For the longest time, I could never get into music at all. While other forms of media like film and television were easy for me to grasp and enjoy, music was far […]
The Difference Between “Good” And “Great”
I often find myself asking what the difference is between a film being “good” and” great.” Why is it that I don’t look at a film like “Thor” as highly as […]
Why do we watch Superhero movies?
If you look at the highest grossing films of the year since 2008, you’ll notice a reoccurring trend. Movies like “The Dark Knight,” “The Avengers” and “Man Of Steel” keep showing […]
Nostalgia – When does it work?
We’ve all watched movies as kids which we immediately fell in love with. Films that have stuck with us and have inadvertently effected who we are as people. Films that gave […]
Paul’s Film Pet Peeves: Being campy and/or cheesy
One of the biggest and most common remarks I often hear about the Godzilla franchise is that it is campy and cheesy. That people often can’t help but laugh at the […]