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"A movie, I think, is really only four or five moments between two people; the rest of it exists to give those moments their impact and resonance. The script exists for that. Everything does." – Robert Towne
But the number 8 is only part of the equation. If the sequences are what shape a screenplay’s three-act structure, then the five major plot points are the building blocks behind sequence construction: Inciting Incident, Lock In, Midpoint, Main Culmination, and Third Act Twist.
Each analysis of selected features breaks the film down to the essential 5 major plot points, time code of when each plot point occurs included.
Screenplay Genre: Action / Adventure / Crime Movie Time: 129 Minutes 1. INCITING INCIDENT PROFESSOR JAMES MORIARTY (Jared Harris) captures and…
Screenplay Genre: Adventure / Drama / Mystery Movie Time: 129 Minutes 1. INCITING INCIDENT One year after OSKAR’s (Thomas Horn) father…