What Makes A Powerful Scene?

Powerful scenes command attention, paint vivid scenarios, and set our hearts pounding as we watch these those moments unfold. Yet they can be incredibly rare; the diamond in the ruff that is buried in the sand of mediocrity and abhorrence. That begs a question, what makes a powerful scene? For me, that answer came from … Continue reading What Makes A Powerful Scene?

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens-And Its Many Pitfalls

Star Wars: The Force Awakens released in the U.S. on December 18, 2015 to a great deal of fanfare and acclaim. It quickly beat box office records by becoming the "highest grossing film in North America", and the "third highest grossing film of all time" (en.wikipedia.org). And yet--in the glow of all this acclaim--the movie … Continue reading Star Wars: The Force Awakens-And Its Many Pitfalls