Why Every Movie Plot Follows Weirdly Specific Rules

The Cracked Podcast #9 November 4, 2013

Jason Pargin aka David Wong joins Cracked editor-in-chief Jack O’Brien to discuss three-act story structure and how this formula is used in popular Hollywood blockbusters from ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Jaws’ to ‘The Matrix’. They then discuss how these structures affect our thinking, the way we tell stories, and how we perceive the major moments in our lives.

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