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Save the Cat! Beat Sheet Analysis of Taylor Swift’s “Cardigan” Video

Taylor Swift’s new album, folklore, is here and critics are already calling it her “storytelling album”. That seems to fit given that her first released video from the album, “Cardigan,” follows ALL of the key story beats!  I realize there’s about a zillion analyses and lyric interpretations floating around out there, as Swifties everywhere attempt  … Read more


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Beat Sheet for Disney’s Tangled

Written by: Dan Fogelman, based on the fairy tale by Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm Original Music by: Alan Menken Lyrics by: Glenn Slater Directed by: Nathan Greno, Byron Howard Genre: Buddy Love with a little “Golden” Fleece (or hair, rather) Opening Image: A 17-year old Rapunzel is in her tower… alone. Her only friend is a Chameleon named Pascal with whom she  … Read more


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