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Daily Archives: December 1, 2017

“For everyone lost in the endlessly multiplicating realities of the modern world, remember: Philip K. Dick got there first.” — Terry Gilliam Today considered one of the most favored and influential American sci-fi writers of all time, Philip K. Dick (1928-1982) has, since his death, been the focal point of a rare and deserved reappraisal. Once deigned a hack scribe… Read more »

01 December 2017 | Features, Film Lists

When one takes up the study of film, either academically or as a hobby, it becomes important to see and study the films that make up the principal canons of the officially “great.” While it is enriching to view the lofty achievements of cinema history, one might well get burnt out on “greatness” if it becomes a single-minded pursuit. (This… Read more »

01 December 2017 | Features, Film Lists

It’s amazing to think of the vast methods one can use to structure a story. Depending on the narrative itself, you could distort the structure any way you deem necessary, considering the structure enhances the story. Whatever structure the writer decides upon, all good stories fundamentally follow the basic three-act structure. From then on there’s a vast number of styles… Read more »

01 December 2017 | Features, Film Lists