6 Types of Non-Traditional Antagonists for Your Next Screenplay

6 Types of Non-Traditional Antagonists for Your Next Screenplay

By Britton Perelman   Put simply, the protagonist is the main character of a story and the antagonist is the opposing
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The Art of Writing Horror: Remakes and Reboots in the 80’s

The Art of Writing Horror: Remakes and Reboots in the 80’s

Throughout the new millennium, the horror market has been plagued by sequels and remakes - a trend that has only
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Scum and Villainy: Creating the Perfect Villain

Scum and Villainy: Creating the Perfect Villain

I've written before on how to create 'likeable' unlikeable characters, but while a lovable anti-hero is all well and good, there’s nothing I
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Wonder Woman’s Brains: Lessons For Writing A Smart Superhero Movie

Wonder Woman’s Brains: Lessons For Writing A Smart Superhero Movie

Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman has received the well-deserved adoration of critics and audiences alike. The film is a much-needed breath
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The Art of the ‘Meet-Cute’: How to Write a ‘Romantic’ Introduction Scene

The Art of the ‘Meet-Cute’: How to Write a ‘Romantic’ Introduction Scene

When we think of the “meet-cute” we think of Harry meeting Sally on a bickering road trip from Chicago to
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Get Out: How to Turn Your Screenplay Into A Subversive, Genre-Bending Affair

Get Out: How to Turn Your Screenplay Into A Subversive, Genre-Bending Affair

Spoilers abound. If you haven't seen Get Out, consider yourself warned. Also, what are you waiting for? Get Out is that rare
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Suspense. It’s a concept associated with horror and yet seldom the focal point – well at least not in this day…

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After Days of Future Past and the personification of doom that was Apocalypse, one might be excused for wondering whether…

Review: John Wick: Chapter 2 is a Satisfyingly Symphonic Sequel

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Keanu Reeves returns as the titular protagonist, a retired hit man who just wants to grieve in peace.   Everything…

Review: The Red Turtle Says More With Less

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Simplicity can be a complex thing.  Take the old folktale of Trang Quynh, for example – a recipient of the…

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