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What Makes a Hero on “Survivor”?

I have regularly been amused and entertained by Survivor for the last couple of seasons.  They have managed to get some great characters without resorting to essentially horrible people and Jeff Probst has absolutely developed into an amazing host.  So “Heroes vs Villains” had a double attraction to me – an entertaining show with the […]

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The Hero’s Journey in The Matrix

Christopher Vogler, the author of The Writer’s Journey: Mythic Structure For Writers, explains the hero’s journey with scenes from The Matrix. Vogler put Joseph Cambell’s hero’s journey into perspective for screenwriters and his book has been used for dozens of movies.

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