The Man Who Was Magic (1966)

Log Line A mysterious young man who can perform genuine magic attempts to gain entry into a prestigious guild of illusionists whose abilities pale in comparison to his own. What Happens in the Story Medium: Novel (Young Adult) Author: Paul … Continue reading

The Battleship Potemkin (1925)

Log Line A mutiny aboard a Russian battleship leads to events that stoke public anger and advance the likelihood of Communist revolution against the tsarist regime. Overview Medium: Film Writer(s): Nina Agadzhanova Director(s): Sergei M. Eisenstein Production Co.(s): Goskino The … Continue reading

The King’s Speech (2010)

Log Line An heir to the British throne attempts to overcome a lifelong speech impediment so that he can perform his royal duties as leader of his people. Overview Medium: Film Writer(s): David Seidler Director(s): Tom Hooper Production Co.(s): The … Continue reading

Variety Lights (1950)

Log Line An actor in a small-time variety troupe attempts to gain the success that he has long envisioned as his due—on the stage and in his love life. Overview Medium: Film Writer(s): Federico Fellini, Alberto Lattuada, Tullio Pinelli, Ennio … Continue reading

Ordinary People (1980)

Log Line A teenage boy attempts to find internal peace and resolution after a suicide attempt brought on, in part, by the guilt of surviving a boating accident that took the life of his brother. Overview Medium: Film Writer(s): Alvin … Continue reading

The Gold Rush (1925)

Log Line A likeable prospector in the Klondike Gold Rush attempts to survive the elements and pursue love. Overview Medium: Film Writer(s): Charles Chaplin Director(s): Charles Chaplin Production Co.(s): Charles Chaplin Productions In the silent film The Gold Rush, the … Continue reading

Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

Log Line A young man from the slums of Mumbai attempts to achieve the life that he feels destined to live with the girl whose love he feels destined to share. Overview Medium: Film Writer(s): Simon Beaufoy Director(s): Danny Boyle, … Continue reading