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01-31-2014, 03:36 AM
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WhiskeySeven,

Care to share your thoughts on these two articles?

http://badassdigest.com/2013/12/11/h...act-structure/
HULK’S SCREENWRITING 101 EXCERPT: THE MYTH OF 3 ACT STRUCTURE)

Do they really teach in film school that the three-arc structure is universal? That's what is implied I think. I'm not sure if that's meaningless and thus not even wrong, simply wrong, or as profound an insight as Chomsky's work on the universality of grammar.

also:

http://badassdigest.com/2014/01/20/f...id-o.-russell/
Film Crit Hulk Smash: THE FALLRISE OF DAVID O. RUSSELL

Since you're so overflowing with praise with American Hustle, here's a detailed critique.

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