Sure they’re probably your favorite character, but when you actually stop and think about it most of the fictional people you think of as “awesome” are probably just assholes.
What’s that? You can’t possibly create another internet article about Star Wars you say? Well just wait until your grandchildren hear about this!
Thanks to computers, Hollywood effects are making giant leaps forward in terms of fooling audiences. The problem with being on the cutting edge is that a couple of months and a few million dollars can be the difference between your effect blowing minds or just blowing.
We’re living in a culture where half of what we say seems to come from television or the movies. At some points it feels like there are precious few original thoughts being delivered in every day conversation, and quoting movies promotes a sort of kinship, and an inside joke with other people who are thinking to themselves, “Yes, I, too, have seen and enjoy that movie.” It’s just a shame that when
One of the hardest things about writing fiction is coming up with interesting, fully developed side characters. After all, you can’t spend too much time on them because you don’t want to take the focus off of your primary protagonists and antagonists. Yet sometimes writers come up with supporting characters that are so rich and intriguing that, no matter how good the main characters are, we can’t