1. @KendallResnick

    A Shot in the Dark

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    What makes a good secret agent? Is it their stealthiness? Their quick thinking? Their innate crime-solving ability? For Inspector Clouseau, it might be none of those things. Clouseau is absent-minded and clumsy, and disaster seems to follow him wherever he goes. However, I still believe his story to be a …

  2. @caholt2000

    Super Analysis

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    For my story analysis, I decided to watch The Incredibles. It had been a while since I had seen it, and it’s a good movie, so I thought “why not?”.

    The movie starts off with the news that superheroes have to go into hiding. Mr. Incredible saved a man who did …

  3. @JasmineAlanis2

    Secret Agent Shaped Stories

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    The on-theme
    story I have chosen is that of Kim Possible. I absolutely loved the show
    growing up so I felt it was fitting. So much of the video and the reading apply
    directly to Kim Possible. For example, each episode follows a similar “story
    shape,” it begins around an …

  4. @biggs_hank

    Mr. and Mrs. Smith Movie Analysis

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    For my movie analysis I watched “Mr. and Mrs. Smith” starring Brad Pitt (John Smith) and Angelina Jolie (Jane Smith). The plot or story behind this movie was amazing, I really enjoyed watching this movie. I’ve watched this movie so many times, and just about every time it is on …

  5. @gmoore333

    What Makes The Pacifier a Good Movie:

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    After watching The Pacifier, I have to say that I’m intrigued. I think the story was written and casted perfectly. Here are my thoughts:

    The ideas in the video applied to this story because first of all it keeps you guessing as to what’s next. When he was telling his …

  6. @Katie73536604

    Didn’t See That Coming!

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    Mr. and Mrs. Smith has got to be one of my favorite movies of all time. Partly because it is Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie! However it is also the perfect blend of romance and action. I believe Mr. and Mrs. Smith has a very catchy story-line, one that gets …

  7. @morgan_ds106

    Knight and Day

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    For my analysis I watched “Knight and Day” staring Cameron Diaz and Tom Cruise. This story is great because June Havens (Cameron Diaz) is a lonely sister helping her sister get ready for a wedding, longing for some kind of adventure. Well, she gets her wish but in an unexpected …

  8. @Riley80256802

    “Get Smart” Movie Analysis

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    For my analysis I watched “Get Smart” starring Steve Carell and Anne Hathaway. This story is great, because Maxwell Smart (Steve Carell) starts off as a nobody analyst who had a huge weight problem, and in the end, becomes what he has always wanted to be, a field agent (the …

  9. @madeleine_ds106

    Story Analysis

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    In honor of the new, and final, season of Game of Thrones coming out in April, I decided to focus my story analysis on Arya Stark. Arguably the best “secret agent” in the series. Before delving into Arya’s immense skills as a secret spy, it is important to give …

  10. @mattmilesds106

    Austin Powers Story Analysis

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    The scene I chose to do is not your conventional scene. It is a little silly. I chose a scene from Austin Powers where Austin is interrogating one of Dr. Evil’s spies. Austin wants to know where Dr. Evil is and realizes that by asking the spy the same three …

  11. @CommTweetWithMe

    Keep Calm and ‘Sleuth’ on

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    When people think of secret agents, I think their minds immediately jump to strong men with high tech gadgets and fight scenes. Rarely do we take account that females can also be a secret agent.

    Nancy Drew has got to be one of the greatest secret agents of all time. …

  12. @tiffmooree

    The New Generation of Spies

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    Kingsmen is a fast-paced, high technology, and modern take on the spy central idea. In a short synopsis, it follows a young boy who goes by Eggsy. Eggsy’s father was a spy, and into his teenage years he is pulled from his reckless lifestyle to undergo spy training. He ultimately …

  13. paul bond

    Good guys and bad guys

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    I recently watched Philip Noyce’s 2010 Angelina Jolie vehicle Salt on Netflix. As I recall, it wasn’t well-received when it came out. Some people had issues with its implausibility, as if implausibility isn’t inherent in action-adventure films. In the movie, we find out that the lead character, Evelyn Salt, is …

  14. @kdzebdi106

    Spy Kids Story Analysis

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    I got excited with this analysis so I re-watched the first Spy Kids movie today. The story writer, director and producer Robert Rodriguez was a straight genius when creating this movie. From the last time watching it as a kid to watching it now as a senior in college, my …

  15. @bfrullads106

    Week 3 – story analysis

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    Jason Bourne: Where are you now?
    Noah Vosen: I’m sitting in my office.
    Jason Bourne: I doubt that.
    Noah Vosen: Why would you doubt that?
    Jason Bourne: If you were in your office right now we’d be having this conversation face-to-face.

    The bourne Ultimatum, 2007

    The story I have selected …

  16. @DigitalStoryTeller

    Week Three: Writing the Legends

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    Bring It All Together

    I read an English fairy tale called Three Feathers. The main character started off as a normal wife with a husband that she never saw. She was curious about her husband and created a way to see him, then the story takes a turn. Her husband …

  17. @OraMyAura

    The Beast of Bray Road – Lost Tapes

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    Based on the readings, this seems to fall within the myth arena.  The myth here regarding the beast seems to be a sacred tales by the residents in that Wisconsin area and still seem relevant today, according to the story.  In terms of the storytelling, overall, I think it was …

  18. @Tyra13748487

    What Makes a Story Great?

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    What makes a story a great story? What makes a great book great is the use of language as much as the plot. The Golden Goose is a good example of a great book because it encompasses numerous details in which a great story would have. This story was presented …

  19. @ArthurDrag1

    El Chupacabra, what was that

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    I just finished watching a mockumentary on the chupacabra on Animal Planet in the Lost Tapes series. It was interesting enough, I guess, but the storytelling in it was terrible. The show opens with a couple receiving a video camera for their nine year old daughters birthday and then they …

  20. @fatolliecat

    Tonight, the foxes hunt the hounds

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    American Gods is amazing in both print and on TV. It gets very meta at times, as the gods are extremely genre savvy. The most basic premise of the story is how legends are created, live, and die. It’s about what humans do for the gods, and what the gods …

  21. @Alexis54552906

    Storytelling in the Eyes of Hercules

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    Hercules is the first movie that comes to mind when I consider good storytelling of a myth. This story has many aspects that make it great. Such as: it’s memorable, it inspires action, etc. I believe this myth is one that needs to be modeled after, when in a day, …

  22. @EmilyHutchins8

    “A Study In Emerald” Review

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    I read “A Study In Emerald” by Neil Gaiman for this week. I had never heard of this author or the story before, so I thought I would try it out. He use a newspaper format to tell the story with a news header and puts advertisements throughout the story. …

  23. @richelleholnick

    What makes a story interesting?

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    I chose to use the story “House of Leaves” because it was one of the weirdest, yet most interesting book I’ve ever read. It is about a myth that there was a house that could change shape, that was larger inside than outside, and that people died in. It really …

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