The 3 elements of a INSTITUTIONALIZED story are:
1) Every story in this category is about a group—a family, an organization, or a business that is unique.
2) The story is a choice, the ongoing conflict pitting a “Brando” or “Naif” vs. the system’s “Company Man.”
3) Finally, a sacrifice must be made and you get three endings: join, burn it down… or commit “suicide.”
Point Break Beat Sheet
Released 30 years ago this year, Point Break premiered in theatres on July 12, 1991 and was a huge hit, catapulting Keanu Reeves into action hero status from his humble Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure roots, and further cementing Patrick Swayze as a bankable star….
The Help Beat Sheet
Thanks to Master Cat! Alvaro Rodriguez for breaking down the hit film: Written by: Tate Taylor (screenplay), Kathryn Stockett (novel) Directed by: Tate Taylor Genre: Institutionalized — The Help is a classic institutionalized story that, like Paul Haggis’ Oscar-winning Crash (2005) which Blake beats out in Save…