Posts Tagged ‘movie’

Six Movies I Wish I’d Written

Posted on: December 12th, 2011 by Sam 1 Comment

Having finished Fox Fire, I’m forging straight on to my next novel. I’ve been writing off and on for fun since High School, but I have almost no experience in actually finishing novels (I love being able to put “almost” in front of that now). This next is called Chasing Clouds, and it is a […]

Story Lessons from Thanksgiving Movies

Posted on: November 28th, 2011 by Sam No Comments

Umm… Spoiler Warning. Just sayin. Sara and I have (for the most part) gone without TV this month. We decided that there were things we wanted to get accomplished, and that TV was indeed serving as a distraction. So we shut it off for the month, with some built-in exceptions. (E.G. I had just begun […]

Scott Pilgrim’s Symbols: Breaking Down the Allegory

Posted on: March 7th, 2011 by Sam 1 Comment

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is an allegorical, multi-watch movie. Some of the absurd humor will strike you immediately the first time, but some of the deeper messages and layered symbolic humor will hit you on subsequent viewings. An Allegory is a story where symbolism is taken to the extreme. Instead of having one symbol, […]

Scott Pilgrim’s Symbolism

Posted on: January 24th, 2011 by Sam 1 Comment

Scott Pilgrim is a movie that appeals not only to a certain audience via interest (video games and anime), but also through taste (humor type), and life experience. This isn’t that far off from every other story portrayed through books, movies, or other means. We bring our personal experiences to the table in everything we […]