Tag Archives: chiasmus

Thank You to My Wonderful Readers

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone. My biggest priority in creating and maintaining this website is to have fun sharing new ways of looking at movies. And I’m so pleased that I’m reaching an ever-growing audience of people who are as eager to … Continue reading

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Shall We Play a Game? Let’s See How Symmetrical WarGames Is

How about a nice game of guess how symmetrical WarGames is? The answer is quite simple: It’s completely symmetrical. I grew up loving this movie, so I feel like it’s a privilege to share just how awesome this movie is. … Continue reading

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The Beautiful Story Structure of How to Train Your Dragon

How to Train Your Dragon’s message of Vikings and dragons coming together to live in peace and harmony is complemented by the very way its story is told. Continue reading

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Braveheart Is a Perfectly Executed Example of Cinematic Chiasmus

Sons of Scotland! I am the Deja Reviewer. And I see a whole army of moviegoers who are here in defiance of casual movie viewing. You’ve come here to dig below the surface of a great film, and dig we … Continue reading

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Whoa! The Matrix Is a Symmetrical Film

The Wachowskis have made yet another box-office bomb in the form of Jupiter Ascending. But that doesn’t mean that all of their films are terrible. I would like to draw your mind back to a time when they seemed like … Continue reading

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Patriot Games Just Got a Whole New Layer of Complexity

While most people were watching the Patriots defeat the Seahawks at the Super Bowl last Sunday, I was watching Patriot Games and discovering something profound about it. What I learned is far more intriguing to me than any football game. … Continue reading

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What an Aborted Cinematic Chiasmus Looks Like

After doing my massive Dark Knight Trilogy cinematic chiasmus, I took a step back and considered how incredible it was that those three films managed to be perfectly ordered to create something beautiful. And then I realized that after doing … Continue reading

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