Harry Potter, Movie Monday, Movies

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone: The One Everyone and No One Remembers

So... I kinda went on a fantasy movie marathon a few weeks back. The first day, I watched The Princess Bride, Princess Mononoke (I'll be talking about that one real soon, probably) and the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Then, the next day, I started a Harry Potter binge. Sort of like I was revisiting… Continue reading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone: The One Everyone and No One Remembers

Anime, featured, Ghibli, Movies, Review, Watch This Anime!

Princess Mononoke: Ghibli’s Masterpiece

I had an oddly intense debate with myself as to where to put this one. It was an anime, so surely it would be better off in the Saturday slot. But it's a movie, so... wouldn't it be better off in the Monday slot? In the end, I decided two things. One: it didn't matter.… Continue reading Princess Mononoke: Ghibli’s Masterpiece

Books, Character Analysis, Movies, The Mind of a Character

Inigo Montoya: How a Single Line Can Perfectly Capture a Character

In storytelling, there are three important things you need to do to establish your characters. It doesn't matter if it's a book, a movie, a video game, or whatever. If you don't do these three things, your character isn't destined to last. They are: Give the audience their nameEstablish their backstoryEstablish their goal Now, you… Continue reading Inigo Montoya: How a Single Line Can Perfectly Capture a Character