Tag: Harve Bennett

  • Star Trek III: the Search for Spock — screenplay, structure, story

    Star Trek III: the Search for Spock — screenplay, structure, story

    “Screenplay, Structure, Story”, in-which single dramas are analysed for their pace and narrative. Theoretical structure: Duration: 95 minutes Act I: 0 – 25 minutes Introduce Kirk: 0 – 10 minutes Introduce Kruge: 10 – 15 minutes Establish conflict: 15 – 20 minutes Plot Point I: 20 – 25 minutes Act II: 25 – 75 minutes Conflict: […]

  • Star Trek III: the Search for Spock

    Star Trek III: the Search for Spock

    The death-and-resurrection formula has been used in the hero’s journey so often that it’s become a labelled stage of the hero’s journey, the “Abyss”, which is considered a time of revelation for the characters involved in the mono-myth. It dates back as far as the death and return of Jesus Christ in the Gospel, and the general versions of that story’s been referenced by most stories featuring a character who returns from the dead.

  • Screenwriters’ Dispatch: Sean Ellis and Anthony Frewin’s Anthropod

    Sean Ellis and Anthony Frewin have written WWII drama Arthropod, the name of an operation using Czechoslovakian soldiers trained by the British Army to assassinate General Reinhard Heydrich, who lead Nazi forces into the country. The Wrap reports Marc Guggenheim‘s written an adaptation of The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, titled Uprising, chronicling a civil war against Earth from a Lunar […]