After follow-up, we dive into an analysis of Hell or High Water, the new Western from Sicario writer Taylor Sheridan. Following that we take a look at the Dramatica story point known as Audience Reach. By combining the Main Character's Problem-Solving Style with the Story Limit, writers can accurately predict who will be sitting in the audience.
Links and Show Notes
- Florence Foster Jenkins analysis - Deep thematic analysis of the film
- The Throughlines of Florence Foster Jenkins - Throughline analysis of the same film
- The Dramatica Table of Story Elements - link to a free PDF of the Table of Story Elements you can print out and keep with you wherever you go
- The Actual and Apparent Nature of Story - our article on the difference between Work stories and Dilemma stories
- Analysis of Star Wars, The Matrix, Braveheart, and Memento
- The Plot Sequence Report from Dramatica - a crazy report that actually shows writers what the structure of their story looks like from the character's point-of-view
- Main Character Problem-Solving Style - the story point that defines how the Main Character prefers to solve problems
- Story Limit - the story point that defines whether the story comes to an end because options have run out, or because time has run out
- Female Main Characters Who Think Like Female Main Characters - our article on the difference between Linear thinkers and Holistic thinkers
- Dramatica Analysis Filter - a collection of tools to help you discover the different combination of story points in over 300 films, novels, and plays
And don't forget...
Narrative First theme by Alex Hull. Hear more on his Soundcloud, Operation Solace