Let’s take a look at the blockbusters and aspiring blockbusters of the year and see how the marketing tricks of Snyder’s roadmap are repeated. See Gangster Squad, released in February. After an opening scene that sets up the conflict between Sergeant John O’Mara, a determined cop played by Josh Brolin, and the criminal forces of godfather Mickey Cohen (Sean Penn), O’Mara is summoned by his surly superior. We have rules here, little clever, growls the chef. Do yourself a favor. Teach them. From https://putlocker.pics/ you can find the best choices.
This is the second strong point of Snyder, the exhibition of the theme. It occurs right in the seventh minute, almost exactly where it is supposed to be found in a 110-minute film. And we find there all the rest of Snyder’s manual: a catalyst that starts the story in the middle of the first act, a mid-term shootout that increases the pressure, a moment when all is lost with a dead man between the 75th and 80th minutes, and a final act to conclude, where the bad guys are liquidated in increasing order of importance, just as Snyder recommends.
Let’s also see the movie Jack the giant …