Archive for January 13th, 2012

Homework Assignment

Quick post just to put my money where my mouth is.  I’ve made a few tweets today talking about the protagonist and antagonist in The Prestige.  These came about because I’ve been exploring the Hollywood Formula as a way to add depth to my writing, and because I love the movie.  In part because it’s so challenging to figure out just who the protagonist and antagonist are.  I was discussing it with my wife last night, and I believe she’s gotten it exactly right, so we’ll likely be rewatching this weekend with an eye towards the theory, and to pick out who the relationship character is in this theory.

I’m going to put a break in here because, while shame on you if you haven’t seen it yet, the protagonist/antagonist theory involves a very big plot spoiler.

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