'Scream: The TV Series' – Exploring Character Archetypes and Story Conventions in Slashers

Column by Michael David Wilson
"Scream: The TV Series" just went live on Netflix. We have a look at slasher archetypes and conventions and see how they translate to the latest outing for the Scream franchise.

The Archetypes of Hayao Miyazaki

Column by Leah Dearborn
Revered Japanese filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki has announced his retirement, but not before years of contribution to the art of storytelling.

Top 10 Character Cliches That Drive Me Nuts

Column by Meredith Borders July 20, 2012
See also: the Mary Sue, the brooding rebel, the hooker with a heart of gold, etc.