Essays 

Harry Potter: What Magic Sounds Like

by Alan Rapp on November 29, 2018

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Nerdwriter examines What Magic Sounds Like in Harry Potter

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How To Begin A Movie

by Alan Rapp on November 7, 2018

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The Closer Look examines How To Begin A Movie.

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Shaun of the Dead — Why Comedy Needs Character

by Alan Rapp on November 3, 2018

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Lessons from the Screenplay examines the characters and comedy of Shaun of the Dead.

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What If… Deception had Killed Cameron Black?

by Alan Rapp on October 5, 2018

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What If Uncle Ben Had Lived? What If Spider-Man Had Rescued Gwen Stacy? Honoring the Marvel Comics series which over the years has taken a look at how a small change can create ripples across the Marvel Universe, this new feature will examine the same idea across movies, television, and more. We begin with ABC’s Deception, a procedural featuring Jack Cutmore-Scott playing the dual roles of twin magicians Cameron and Jonathan Black. The arc of its single season featured Johnathan framed for murder and Cameron going to work for the FBI as a consultant in hopes of finding evidence to prove his brother’s innocence by tracking down the woman (Stephanie Corneliussen) responsible.

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The Storytelling Language of Star Wars

by Alan Rapp on September 26, 2018

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Patrick (H) Willems examines The Storytelling Language of Star Wars.

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