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The Villain Checklist: Contrast With The Hero

We’ve had a look at various facets of what makes a good villain, but for the next two entries, we need to shift the goalposts a little bit, and take about the most important relationship that the antagonist has: that … Continue reading

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The Villain Checklist: Kick The Dog

Blake Snyder’s seminal work Save The Cat! is considered the bible of Hollywood screenwriting and its backbone is the titular plot point. In the book, Snyder describes the “Save the cat” moment as a relatively small but very important instance … Continue reading

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Review: The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Grand Budapest Hotel Trailer Wes Anderson is a director that I, alas, am not as familiar with as I should be. I am aware of his great following and the lavishing of praise that he has engendered, but have … Continue reading

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Between Foxrock And A Hard Place – Review

It’s the latest stage adaptation of Paul Howard’s eponymous south Dublin anti-hero Ross O’ Carroll Kelly, womaniser, wasted Rugby talent and ungrateful sponger extraordinaire, a comedy foil created to showcase the worst aspects of Ireland’s booming Celtic Tiger years. Ross … Continue reading

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