Robert McKee discusses how despite the violence used in SOUTH PARK, the comedic principle remains intact.
Robert McKee discusses the 1983 film TENDER MERCIES and how the forces of antagonism plague the protagonist, pushing him to the end of the line.
Robert McKee discusses the key factors to consider when designing the major dramatic question of your TV series.
Over the last few years there seems to be a trend or at least a drift toward minimalism and a focus on inner conflict. More and more well-regarded films are being told in just one act.
A study of exemplary stories pushed from the past.
Robert McKee discusses trying to get your script made independently, agents and the subject of taste and judgement.
Robert McKee discusses the pros and cons of straightforward, ironic, ambiguous and open endings.
Robert McKee discusses clichés, false storytelling, and why certain stories do not travel between cultures.
With THE SHAPE OF WATER, Guillermo del Toro has simply recycled his previous hit into a clichéd, toothless echo.
Robert McKee discusses a unique form of writer’s block, and the difficulty in knowing when your story is finished.
What makes this film exceptional is McDonagh’s insight into the human psyche and the new twist he puts on an ancient subject.