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Vertigo: 3-act structure

  This post is part of the Background to the series Learning from Alfred Hitchcock — for writers, movie makers, and viewers I think that Vertigo exemplifies all three of the kinds of structures I’ll eventually be discussing in this … Continue reading

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3-act Structure — Star Wars (original)

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Introduction to Longitudinal Structure

This post is part of the Background to the series Learning from Alfred Hitchcock — for writers, movie makers, and viewers Alfred Hitchcock directing Kim Novak in Vertigo Movies can have several different kinds of structures at once. This may … Continue reading

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