Cinema is not what it used to be. The problem with modern filmmaking.
I wasn't exactly interested in WandaVision. Yet, the way good shows do, I was hooked in the first few minutes. Is this miniseries the best thing to have happened for these two?
Non-linear narratives can be super engaging and fun, but are prone to problems that kill their good qualities. So when should a story be told in a non-linear way?
Homecoming season 2 is a perfect example of why you shouldn't rush a story, especially its ending.
Every writer knows a story needs conflict. Audiences and readers tend to agree, but sometimes conflict can go too far.
We say we want a well-written story, that perfectly balances theme, character development, and plot. But is that really what we want?
Be it the first chapter to a novel, or the opening scene of a screenplay, writing a good opening to a story is tough. What can Mr. Robot teach us about setting up a compelling narrative?