Movie Structure Breakdown: Back to the Future

Format: Movie

Released: 1985

Written By: Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale

Directed By: Robert Zemeckis

Run Time: 111 Minutes

Character: Marty “Hello” McFly

I took advantage of being snowed in over the weekend and watched the entire Back to the Future trilogy in a single sitting. If there’s any movie franchise worthy of such a treatment this is it. All three movies are insanely interconnected and, as I only just realized as an adult, chronicle about 15 consecutive days in the life of Marty McFly (though only two full days pass over the whole series in 1985). I’ll be posting a video breakdown for YouTube for my next update.  Stay tuned, storytellers. Continue reading

Film Structure Video: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

New video breakdown for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. I hope to get back on a more regular posting schedule, but the work on the follow-up to Actions and Goals continues.  In the interim, enjoy the show! Be sure to hit that like button or drop your thoughts in the comments here or on YouTube.