Agile Writer Press Announces Release of "Reel Heroes: Two Hero Experts Critique the Movies"

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The First Book to Reveal the Heroic Content of the Movies

Reel Heroes Book Cover

Reel Heroes Book Cover

An ingenious approach to understanding effective storytelling in movies and literature. -- Dr. Robert Giacalone, Professor of Business Ethics, University of Denver

In Reel Heroes: Volume 1, writing expert Greg Smith and noted psychologist Scott Allison describe the elements of the classic hero journey and offer reasons why heroes are psychologically important to us all. Inside this book you’ll find:

  • A new classification scheme identifying movies heroes as Lone Heroes, Duos, or Ensembles.
  • Reveiws of 75 movies released in 2013, showing you which movies excel in portraying the hero’s journey and which movies fall flat.
  • Smith and Allison’s choices for Best Movies and Worst Movies, along with the year’s Best Movie Heroes.
  • Their analysis of Five Great Truths about movie heroes.

Matt Langdon, the founder of The Hero Construction Company, introduces the book with a thoughtful Forward in which he discusses the link between movie heroes and the hero journey in classic myth as outlined by Joseph Campbell.

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