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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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The Villain Checklist: Introduction

We have to start somewhere, so let’s start right at the beginning. The other week I outlined my checklist, divided into five sections, the first being “Meeting The Villain”[i]. A wise man once said “You only get to make one … Continue reading

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Skyfall

Spoilers. I really liked Skyfall. I like Craig’s Bond, to add to the plethora of voices who say the same thing. I consider Casino Royale to be one the finest of the lot, and while Quantum of Solace was a … Continue reading

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Euro 2012: Spain Vs Italy (Final)

Spain 4-0 Italy A final score that was a little unjust, but the actual result wasn’t. Spain and Italy were fairly even when it came things like possession, but the Spanish passing skill was as good as you will ever … Continue reading

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Football 10/11: vs Man City (home)

A big, big result, especially coming off our first defeat of the season. The week break really helped with that I’ll wager. United continue to best their counterparts from down the road and long may that continue. It was a … Continue reading

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