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The Villain Checklist: Equal With The Hero

This should be a short enough one, because the implantation of it in some form is so obvious that is almost defies the alternative. We’ve talked about how the hero and the villain should be a contrast in some way, … Continue reading

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The Villain Checklist: Credibility

And we’re back after a bit of a hiatus. In the last entry, I discussed the importance of an antagonists capability, that they have the means, in whatever format, to turn their goals into reality and to threaten the hero … Continue reading

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The Villain Checklist: Risk

In establishing what our villain wants and how they will go about getting it, the story we are experiencing we hopefully do one other thing of immense importance. All going well, it will establish the critical element of risk: Risk – The … Continue reading

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Review – Thor: The Dark World

Spoilers Trailer Iron Man 3 was, in my estimation, a flawed attempt to lead into what Marvel are dubbing “Phase Two” of their cinematic universe, suffering from all of the usual signs of franchise decay, the sort of thing that … Continue reading

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The Avengers

The standard NFB warning for spoilers apply. I had low expectations coming into this movie. I love Joss Whedon and most of his work, but I felt something like The Avengers (Avengers Assemble is a dumb title) was simply not … Continue reading

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