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Shadow and movies is a blog about screenwriting and writing in general. Every post explains a storytelling concept using a movie, a TV series, cartoons or anime as an example.
Mc Guffin definition and TERRIBLE example – Wonder Woman 1984
Screenplay format: How to write dialogue
How to write a running gag with examples from Happiest Season
Essential worker reviews Covid humor on Superstore
After we collided is terrible at writing supporting characters
The difference between antagonist villain and foil – Batman Three Jokers
How Jason Todd went from Robin to Red Hood – Comic Book Writing explained
How to write a scene heading – Screenplay Format
Live-action Mulan: The 5 screenwriting problems that make it different
Is the midpoint necessary in a screenplay? – Bumblebee
Did those dance movie tropes make Work It boring?
How to write an allegory for racism – Zootopia and BNA
The portal fantasy story explained – Kipo and the age of wonderbeasts
The redemption arc of a villain – She-ra and the princesses of power
Worldbuilding tips: how to write an apocalyptic wasteland – Snowpiercer
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