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3-act Structure — Star Wars (original)

This post is part of the Background to the series Learning from Alfred Hitchcock — for writers, movie makers, and viewers Don’t blame me. The screenwriting books ruined everything. It’s almost impossible now to sell your script to Hollywood without … Continue reading

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Star Wars (the original: is there any other?)

This post continues my Story Structure series. In an earlier post Two Frescoes, by Giotto and by Taddeo Gaddi, I questioned how many famous movies really are most usefully analyzed as having “3-act structure” — despite the claims of the … Continue reading

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