Reel Heroes & Villains: Two Hero Experts Critique the Movies (Volume 2)
Author: Greg Smith Category: Novel Writing Expert Publisher: Agile Writer Press Published: ISBN: 978-1941526057 Buy Now
Description:

We all love heroes. We all love to hate villains. But how well do movies create characters that we love and hate? Psychologist Scott Allison and writing expert Greg Smith present a new way of understanding heroes and villains.

Inside this book you’ll find:

  • An innovative new classification scheme of heroes and villains
  • The key to good characters in the movies: Transformation
  • The Eight Great Arcs of Transformations in heroes and villains
  • How heroes and villains transform morally, emotionally, and physically
  • How the hero’s journey differs from the villain’s journey
  • 50 reviews of movie heroes and villains in 2014

 

“Allison and Smith have deftly crafted THE premier text of heroes and villains in contemporary cinema. A shiny portrait that brilliantly dissects the hero-villain dichotomy through a dense mixture of passion, knowledge, and humor to offer profound insights into the hero-villain relationship.” — Jason Roy, The Hero Construction Company

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