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  • Movie Breakdown- Ratatouille

Movie Breakdown: Ratatouille

Ratatouille:  Hits All The Right Notes Written by Tony DiGerolamo & Mike L. Murphy Mike here with another story breakdown! This is one of my favorite animated films for the simple reason that it’s so unique.  It’s more of an art house film, yet it was produced by Pixar and directed by Brad Bird.  So [...]

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  • movie breakdown-Avatar

Movie Breakdown: Avatar

Hey guys!  Mike here.  Tony has written another story breakdown.  This time for James Cameron’s majestic Avatar.   I personally LOVE this movie.  It captured everyone’s imagination and really showed the magic of cinema.  Using live-action AND animation, James was able to create an entire world for us to marvel at. Tons of top-notch live-action filmmakers [...]

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  • movie breakdown-Beauty and the Beast (Pt. 3)

Movie Breakdown: Beauty and the Beast (Pt. 3)

Why Beauty and the Beast Isn't a Great Screenplay: Part 3 written by Tony DiGerolamo (Mike's comments in BOLD)  So here's where the rubber meets the road.  Belle, the Beauty, is going to tame the prince, The Beast.  "Don't go in the West Wing!" he cartoonily insists.  He also yells at her and is generally [...]

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  • Short Film Ideas- Get Noticed!

Short Film Ideas- Get Noticed!

Looking for some killer short film ideas so you can make a killer short film that gets you a killer job doing what you love? To understand what makes for some good short films ideas you really need to make sense of some of the theory behind shorts.  Otherwise, you’re not going to have a [...]

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  • movie breakdown-Beauty and the Beast (Pt. 2)

Movie Breakdown: Beauty and the Beast (Pt. 2)

Why Beauty and the Beast Isn't a Great Screenplay: Part 2 written by Tony DiGerolamo (Mike's comments in Bold) Long ass article!  Check out PART 1 and PART 3. So Belle's just sung the "I'm so very much an oddball in the village even though I'm the hot chick" song.  Next up is Gaston, probably [...]

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  • movie breakdown-Beauty and the Beast (Pt. 1)

Movie Breakdown: Beauty and the Beast (Pt. 1)

Why Beauty and the Beast Isn't a Great Screenplay written by Tony DiGerolamo (Mike's comments in BOLD) Hey everyone!  In this first ‘Story Review’ article, we’re going to break down Disney’s Beauty & The Beast.  Keep in mind that this was the first animated film EVER to be nominated as Best Picture.  It caused the Oscars [...]

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