Brent Dunham Brent Dunham

Brent Dunham earned his B.A. from USC and an M.A. from Chapman University in Film Studies. He has taught various film courses to students from 7th grade to undergraduates.
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3 Different Types of Irony Every Storyteller Should Know

We encounter irony every day: in our favorite movies, TV shows, and in our ...

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Welcome to the Shyamalan-aissance — What a Twist!

I’ve been a fan of M. Night Shyamalan for years, and that includes the ...

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Quentin Tarantino’s Star Trek: Should This Be Tarantino’s Last Movie?

Speculation about Tarantino’s last movie has now reached full tilt — but are we ...

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“It Chapter Two” Review: Bigger Not Better

The second and concluding chapter in director Andy Muschietti’s adaptation of Stephen King’s It is ...

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5 Elements of Suspense for Filmmakers: The Ring

Every film needs suspense. At the foundational level, a story poses a question in ...

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30 Best Vampire Movies, Ranked by Decade & Sub-Genre (2019)

Vampires haven’t been scary for decades. When you think of the scariest horror films, ...

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20 Best Werewolf Movies to Watch Right Now

Werewolves predate almost every other fictional monster. So, why aren’t werewolf films very popular? ...

The Best Zombie Movies of All Time - Featured - StudioBinder

Something to Sink Your Teeth Into: The Best Zombie Movies

What are the best zombie movies? Zombie movies are an acquired taste (ahem). They ...

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How to Format a Script with Keyboard Shortcuts

Proper screenplay format is a necessary evil. Some rules are set in stone while ...

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10 Best Scary Movies That You Need to Watch Right Now

The best scary movies stay with you. They follow you home from the movie ...