My complete movie breakdown of “Joker” (2019), following the stages of the Hero’s Journey. It works perfectly.Read More “Joker” (2019): the Hero’s Journey of a Fallen Angel in 13 stages, explained.
Interview with four talented, award-winning Dungeon Masters, a bit about their game experience, what is a secret for a “good story”, and the 12 tips and tricks to keep players and audiences engaged.Read More How to tell a great story? 4 veteran Dungeon Masters share their secrets to keep audiences engaged
An essential guide to how I first discovered the magic of the Tarot Cards, how I am learning it, and how I use it for personal reflection, in my work as a storyteller and in education.Read More Using Tarots for storytelling and personal reflection
My views on “Chernobyl” (2019), the scary, gripping and well-crafted HBO miniseries. 5 reasons why it’s top notch storytelling, and a few words about its cultural impact.Read More Great AND Terrible. 5 reasons why “Chernobyl” is damn good storytelling.
“Stardust” (2007) is an interesting mix between a spectacular Hollywood movie and a steampunk fairy tale. This is my detailed analysis of its narrative arc and characters, plus some notes on the differences between the film and the original book.Read More “Stardust” (2007) – a Victorian fairy tale and a spectacular quest for self-love
Very detailed character and script analysis of the 1985 movie by Robert Zemeckis. The wonderful intertwined 3 character arcs, a masterpiece ending, how did it become such a classic, and did it age well? Read to find out.Read More The 10 stages of the Hero’s Journey in “Back to the Future” (1985)
Hello there. I have had an incredibly hectic time last spring, being involved in training all across Europe (and beyond), and busy with a couple of writing projects. Time for blogging was a little bit scarce. I am sooo lagging behind with my writing schedule! And boy, do I have a few stories to tell. […]Read More Natural Elements – a training for trainers and a little walk on the wild side
Ready Player One is out in theaters on March 29th and, in short, it delivers what it promises. It’s a sweet ride that takes you deep into a world packed of geeky and nerdy references, and in the meantime has a story to tell. Not a very fresh story, but a story still. Now, I […]Read More “Ready Player One”: nostalgia has never felt this good
“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” (or “Episode VIII”, plus one spin off for those who are counting) is finally out in theaters all around Europe, while audience in the US and elsewhere still have to wait a few precious hours. (Edit: this post was written on the first impression I had after watching the movie. […]Read More “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” – this is not the movie I was looking for
“The Danger of a Single Story“ is the title of a very popular TED talk by Chimimanda Ngozi Adichie, from 2009. But not only. This post is about our latest Erasmus+ course, which took place in Horažd’ovice (yes, every time I google and copy/paste it) in Czech Republic in November 2017. My team colleagues were Bara Rodi […]Read More The Danger of a single story – Global Education is hard work