The 3 elements of Out Of The Bottle are:
1) A wish asked for by the hero or another, and the clearly seen need to be delivered from the ordinary.
2) A spell, which we must make logical by upholding “The Rules.”
3) A lesson: Be careful what you wish for! It’s the running theme in all OOTB’s. Life is good as it is.
Chronicle Beat Sheet
Chronicle is released on video this coming Tuesday, May 15. Here’s Master Cat! Al Rodriguez’s beatdown of the film he believes is a powerful piece of movie-making. In the 1950s, Hollywood turned to its new and burgeoning teenaged audience with stories that spoke to their…
Midnight in Paris Beat Sheet
Our thanks to Master Cat Ben Frahm for this breakdown of Woody Allen’s brilliant romantic comedy. Written and Directed by: Woody Allen Genre: Out of the Bottle Characters: Gil – Owen Wilson Inez – Rachel McAdams Adriana – Marion Cotillard Paul – Michael Sheen 1….
Frankenweenie Beat Sheet
Our thanks to the insightful Tom Reed for this brilliant breakdown of Tim Burton’s 29-minute short film. Tom never disappoints in his understanding of what makes a movie tick — in all its aspects. Burton is currently in production on a full-length version for Disney, due in theatres…