Cinematic Chiasmus

Chiasmus is a literary term that means a series of ideas that are listed in one order and then repeated in the opposite order, creating one giant symmetrical thought. It’s most common in written form, but did you know that some movies follow this same pattern, too? Prepare to be amazed as we discover examples of Cinematic Chiasmus!

February 14, 2017 – What About Bob? (Not a chiasmus)

December 20, 2016 – Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

September 20, 2016 – Netflix Dedicated a Video to My Back to the Future Chiasmus!

August 12, 2015 – WarGames

May 20, 2015 – How to Train Your Dragon

April 14, 2015 – Braveheart

March 3, 2015 – The Matrix

February 10, 2015 – Patriot Games

January 27, 2015 – Spider-Man (Almost)

January 7, 2015 – The Dark Knight Trilogy (The Chiasmus)

December 9, 2014 – The Last Starfighter

October 21, 2014 – Terminator 2: Judgment Day

October 7, 2014 – Aliens (Special Edition)

September 2, 2014 – Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure

August 5, 2014 – Back to the Future Trilogy

June 24, 2014 – Superman: The Movie

May 20, 2014 – The Empire Strikes Back

April 29, 2014 – RoboCop (1987)

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