Hero’s Journey

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The Fall of the Hero’s Journey and Why It’s Ruining Filmmaking

From Hamlet and Cinderella to Luke Skywalker and Batman, the greatest characters embark on a journey that takes them from a humble or unfortunate beginning to a heroic or affluent end – or from a successful and happy life at the top, all the way down to the bottom (and, possibly, back up). This character

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Nomadland Has No Plot

As I’m sure you know, Nomadland has received nearly-universal praise from critics and audience members – currently holding an incredible 94% score on Rotten Tomatoes. After contemplating what to write about next, I figured, what the heck, everyone else is doing it, so I decided to write a full, in-depth review of the film. If

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