You may love it or not (I did, A LOT), but the movie is very layered and deserves a deeper understanding. This is an in-depth story analysis of 2021’s Dennis Villeneuve treatment of the sci-fi classic.Read More “Dune” (2021): the mythic structure, explained
My first impressions of the 2021 “Dune” by Denis Villeneuve. No spoilers. In short: I am really impressed.Read More “Dune” (2021) is incredible. The sleeper has awakened.
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A series of 14 different events exploring many diverse aspects of Storytelling, with an incredible team of guest trainers. It’s like the “Avengers” of experiential learning!Read More (online workshops) Carmine Rodi presents 2021
I revisited “The Silence of the Lambs” to analyze its mythic structure through the lens of Joseph Campbell’s Monomyth. Clarice Starling needs to combine the powers of two very different mentors to complete her Journey and claim her Reward. Read to find out more.Read More “The Silence of the Lambs” (1991): a dangerous game of shapeshifters and shadows
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My closer look on “The Shawshank Redemption”, seen through the lenses of the Hero’s Journey narrative structure and archetypes.Read More “The Shawshank Redemption” (1994) – how to become a Master of the two Worlds
My “Happy New Year” post with the 10 (plus 2) most read posts in 2019. Thank you for another fantastic year spent together!Read More The most read posts in 2019!
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