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 Hunger Games (2012)

Log Line In a dystopian future, a resourceful young woman attempts to survive a national ritual that involves a fight to the death with 23 of her teenaged peers. What Happens in the Story Medium: Film Writer(s): Gary Ross, Suzanne … Continue reading

M (1931)

Log Line In 1920s Berlin, the police department and criminal underworld attempt to find, capture, and remove from society a serial killer of young girls. What Happens in the Story Medium: Film Writer(s): Thea von Harbou, Fritz Lang Director(s): Fritz … 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

Apollo 13 (1995)

Log Line With the help of ground-based mission engineers, an experienced astronaut leads the crew of an aborted moon mission as they attempt to return safely to Earth. What Happens in the Story Medium: Film Writer(s): William Broyles Jr., Al … Continue reading

Gravity (2013)

Log Line A medical engineer on her first space mission attempts to survive in the wake of a series of catastrophic events that threaten her life. Overview Medium: Film Writer(s): Alfonso Cuarón, Jonás Cuarón, Director(s): Alfonso Cuarón Production Co.(s): Warner … Continue reading