Tag Archives: Gladiator

What Do Casablanca, King Kong, Citizen Kane, and Your Favorite Stories Have in Common? A Writer’s Trick.

Image of Ingrid Bergman in Casablanca.

Storytelling is your chance to play God.  But God doesn’t always have to make sense, whereas you probably do.  Storytellers know that the proof is in the ending.  If it resonates with the audience, if it feels true in light … Read more »

Kaze: Ted Goes Paws-Up for Russell Crowe

I went to see the new Robin Hood the other day, which only made me want to go back and watch once again the infinitely more thrilling Ridley Scott/Russell Crowe movie, Gladiator.  This is one terrific trailer: