Journal of Screenwriting, Volume 3, Issue 2, pages 215-232 (2012): 'Development of a fundamental '19-Sequence Model- of screenplay and narrative film structure'.(hide)
A classic 'Chased' structure combined with a Love Story.
The Bank Job is based on real events and models a complex storyline with multiple characters. Note how each Scene sets-up or foreshadows a specific plot point.(hide)
The Screenplay Summary captures the 'Pursued-Becomes-the-Pursuer' structure - with the added dimensions that the protagonist has amnesia and must solve the mystery of why he is being targeted.(hide)
Like the two predicessors, The Bourne Ultimatum follows Bourne as he moves from clue to clue as he searches for his identity. There are key similarities to Mission Impossible, Minority Report, Chain Reaction and Three Days of the Condor.(hide)
The Act III courtroom confrontation is preceded by two acts that demonstrate why Lieut. Maryk led the mutiny.
A tense superbly constructed screenplay with each Scene targeting a specific plot point.
With an creative plan and no one ouside to help, the survivors of a plane crash rescue themselves.
Probably one of the best Pursuit-Escape screenplays to emulate, especially if you have multiple groups to keep track of (i.e. people on submarines, ships, aircraft carriers and in government agencies).(hide)
The Sequence structure tells the story of James' brave and reckless journey through a series of bomb disposal incidents, attacks and deaths in Iraq.(hide)
An excellent model of flashback structure. The screenplay uses flashback sequences to explain how Tom comes to reject his privileged status at a British borstal - to his detriment.(hide)
Sequence Scene Structure of The Maltese Falcon according to the 19-Sequence Model of screenplay structure.
The Matrix interweaves multiple story lines and themes of rescue, love, faith and loyalty. The script is also one of the best examples of how to present exposition (the rules of the Real World, the Matrix and Agents).(hide)
A well constructed Chase-Solve the Mystery structure with a computer disk McGuffan.
A remarkable screenplay where Sequences are delineated by changes in room location and historical time period.
Socially ostracized Finbar moves to a rural train station. There he meets insistent friend Joe and saddened Olivia. A perfect model screenplay of beautiful relationships.(hide)
This screenplay is a lesson on how to make an entire movie be foreshadowing for the final one minute of the film. One of the best endings ever written.(hide)