Attack The Block – Deconstructed

Attack the Block (2011) R | 1h 28min Director:Joe Cornish   Writer:Joe Cornish   Stars:John Boyega, Jodie Whittaker, Alex Esmail “Attack the Block”. John Boyega’s first movie. You may know him now as Finn – FN-2187 — in that little indie flick “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”. I understand he’ll also be in the sequel, “Star Wars: The Force […]

The First Plot Point

This is, without a doubt, the most important scene in your story. This scene needs to take your protagonist out of their status quo and commit them to the rest of the story arc. Without this scene, you have no story. A brief word on semantics. Some call this the inciting incident. Some call it […]

Story Deconstruction – Time After Time

Time After Time (1979) 1h 52min (112 minutes) Log Line: H.G. Wells pursues Jack the Ripper to the 20th Century when the serial murderer uses the future writer’s time machine to escape his time period. Director: Nicholas Meyer Writers: Karl Alexander (story), Steve Hayes (story) |1 more credit » Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Mary Steenburgen, David Warner |See full cast […]