Character Studies

These videos shine a light on some of the most memorable movie characters to find out what makes them tick and how they contribute to the story at hand.
There Will Be Blood | The Search for Family
By MUST SEE FILMS
Hayao Miyazaki - Nature, Culture, & Character
By Zackery Ramos-Taylor
The Master | The Sweetness of Freddie
By Film Radar
The Wolf of Wall Street - Jordan Belfort Character Study
By Jack's Movie Reviews
Raging Bull — Scorsese's Redemption
By A Matter of Film
Ex Machina — The Control of Information
By Lessons from the Screenplay
A Clockwork Orange: The Glamorous Psychopath
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Lara Croft Tomb Raider: Pure Fantasy or Feminist Trailblazer?
By The Take by ScreenPrism
The Art of THE CABLE GUY: Cinema's Misunderstood Satire
By Ryan Hollinger
Michael Clayton | The Tortured Path to Redemption
By MUST SEE FILMS
Heat | Opposites Attract
By CineFrames
Through the Eyes of Women: The Handmaiden
By Innuendo Studios
American Beauty (Part 1) — The Art of Character
By Lessons from the Screenplay
American Psycho - Patrick Bateman Character Study
By Jack's Movie Reviews
Breaking Bad: Gus Fring - Man as Corporation
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Breaking Bad: Jesse Pinkman Lived for Your Sins
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Captain Marvel: Who is Carol Danvers? (No Spoilers)
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Mean Girls: Regina George, The Psychology of a Dictator
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Mulan: Not a Disney Princess
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Spider-Man and Spider-Lore - Between the Lines
By KyleKallgrenBHH
Spider-Man Character Study: Adversity, the Everyman & Our Best Selvess
By The Take by ScreenPrism
The Fantastic Masculinity of Newt Scamander
By Pop Culture Detective
THE GAME: David Fincher & The Lonely Protagonist
By Mr Nerdista
Wonder Woman - A Symbol of Progress
By kaptainkristian
Star Wars - The Tragedy of Kylo Ren and Darth Vader | Ryan's Theory
By Ryan Hollinger
Mad Men: The False Promise of Megan Draper
By The Take by ScreenPrism
FINDING NEMO | The Art of Storytelling
By MUST SEE FILMS
Mad Men: Joan Holloway, A Subversive Venus
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Mad Men: Peggy Olson, the New Girl
By The Take by ScreenPrism
The Wire: Omar Little - A Man Got to Have a Code
By The Take by ScreenPrism
What Writers Should Learn From Game of Thrones
By Just Write
Mad Men: The Tragedy of Betty Draper
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Mad Men: Who is Don Draper?
By The Take by ScreenPrism
The Godfather - How To Develop Characters
By Jack's Movie Reviews
The Wire: Stringer Bell - It's Business
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Rick and Morty: How to Think Like Rick
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Are We Supposed to Identify with Alex? - A Clockwork Orange (1971) | Screenwriting
By CinemaTyler
LA LA LAND and WHIPLASH's Insecurity
By Weight Of Cinema
MAGIC & LIGHT: THE FILMS OF STEVEN SPIELBERG - FATHER FIGURES PART 1
By Steven Santos
MAGIC & LIGHT: THE FILMS OF STEVEN SPIELBERG - FATHER FIGURES PART 2
By Steven Santos
Westworld: The Man in Black - The Gamification of Life
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Is Rogue One a Good Star Wars Story?
By Films&Stuff
The Sopranos: Can Tony Soprano Be Cured?
By The Take by ScreenPrism
10 reasons Jim Cameron's ALIENS is the best feminism movie ever made
By Collative Learning
How MARVEL Destroyed THOR | Growth Through Regression
By Browntable
Howl's Moving Castle is a master work of Character Design
By Fandom Musings
Superman – Renegade Cut
By Renegade Cut
The Psychology of Azula l Avatar: The Last Airbender
By Hello Future Me
I Spent The Night With SUPERMAN
By HiTop Films
Forrest Gump & The Power of Habit: A Goddamn Genius
By Storytellers
A Classic Dragon Ball Transformation - Star Wars Defined
By BlackScape
A History of the Joker
By The Take by ScreenPrism
ALIENS: The Mother of Action Movies
By Fandor
American Horror Story: The Best of Kathy Bates
By GameSpot Universe
American Psycho (2000): Individuality through Conformity [Thematic Analysis]
By CinemaTyler
Andy Muschietti on How He Directed IT
By The Directors Cut
AQUAMAN Character 'Justice League' Behind The Scenes [+Subtitles]
By Flashback FilmMaking
Aquaman — The Choice That Saved A Movie | Film Perfection
By Filmento
Avatar: The Last Airbender - A Fire Personality, Explained
By The Take
Avatar: The Last Airbender - Katara's Duality
By Sage's Rain
Avengers Endgame Thanos vs Captain Marvel Explained! | Inside Marvel
By New Rockstars
Baby Yoda's Best Moments In The Mandalorian
By GameSpot Universe
BATMAN: A Complete Character Study
By Let's Take a Look
BATMAN \ WAYNE Character 'Justice League' Behind The Scenes
By Flashback FilmMaking
Big Trouble in Little China (1986) - Movies with Mikey
By FilmJoy
Bojack Horseman - Princess Carolyn, Working Woman
By The Take
BoJack v. Don Draper - BoJack Horseman and Mad Men Matchup
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Breaking Bad: Hank Schrader - A Hero in an Antihero's World
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Breaking Bad: Marie Schrader - Walter White, Lite
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Breaking Bad - The Great Tragedy of Jesse Pinkman
By Alex Meyers
Bridesmaids: Annie and the Perks of Rock Bottom
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Bridesmaids: Why Helen Has No Friends
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Captain America: Reinventing the Patriot
By The Take by ScreenPrism
CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE FIRST AVENGER - Assembling a Timeless Hero
By Matt Draper
Captain Jack Sparrow: King Without Responsibility
By Storytellers
Captain Marvel's Weird Origin & History
By Mr Sunday Movies
Catch Me If You Can: The Unfair Advantage of Overconfidence
By Storytellers
Chandler Bing, the Friend Who Opens Up
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Character analysis AJAX in THE WARRIORS
By Collative Learning
Cinderella: Stop Blaming the Victim
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Clueless - Cher, Master of the Argument
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Community's Abed - Live Like You're On TV
By The Take
Contagious Happiness: The Psychology of Michael Scott
By The Thought Theater
CYBORG Character 'Justice League' Behind The Scenes [+Subtitles]
By Flashback FilmMaking
David Fincher Explains How He Directed Gone Girl
By The Directors Cut
Death Note Character Analysis (Anime and Netflix Movie) - MBTI
By Erebus
Denis Villeneuve on How He Directed Arrival
By The Directors Cut
Diagnosing Patrick Bateman - American Psycho Explained / Analysis
By TylersSoap
Doctor Who: How Heaven Sent Explores Grief (Moffat's Masterpiece)
By Full Fat Videos
Dr. Chase Meridian (Nicole Kidman) 'Batman Forever' Behind The Scenes
By Flashback FilmMaking
Dr. Ellie Sattler | The Most Important Character of Jurassic Park
By Essays on Frame
Everything I Love About Harley Quinn | Renegade Cut
By Renegade Cut
Exploring Dolemite - The Life of Rudy Ray Moore & His Legendary Character
By GoodBadFlicks
Exploring Raven - The Hopeful Titan (Teen Titans)
By Sage's Rain
Exploring Wolverine - Tragic Beast
By Sage's Rain
Fight Club: Cultural Fascism & The Colonization of Victimhood
By Maggie Mae Fish
Friends' Richard - The One that Got Away
By The Take
GANDALF (The Lord of the Rings) HISTORY EXPLAINED
By FilmComicsExplained
Gilmore Girls - Lorelai, Growing Up as an Adult
By The Take
Gods, the Übermensch, and the "Unrelatable" Nature of Superman
By KyleKallgrenBHH
Gunther: The Cautionary Tale of Friends
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Her - A Character Analysis
By The Secret Plot
How A Russo Restored Thor | Video Essay
By Full Fat Videos
How DC Comics Created The Joker
By Owen Likes Comics
How I Met Your Mother - Robin's "Happy" Ending
By The Take
How James Gunn and the Russos Made Star Lord the Ultimate Underdog
By Full Fat Videos
How Star Wars can still Inspire Hope
By Film is just Moving Pictures
How To Make A Great Superman Movie
By captainmidnight
How UNCUT GEMS Creates A Perfect Protagonist - Video Essay
By iamthatroby
How Vince Gilligan writes a TV Pilot: Breaking Bad & Better Call Saul ANALYSIS (Video Essay)
By The Film Essay
In Defence of Diane | Video Essay (Bojack Horseman)
By Ariana Alexis
In Defense of Amy and Laurie - Little Women (2019)
By Sage's Rain
Individuality in American Psycho – Renegade Cut
By Renegade Cut
Iron Man: Creating A Sustainable Protagonist
By CinemaStix
Is Ferris Bueller Imaginary?
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Jack Sparrow & The Impostor Pirates of the Caribbean | Anatomy Of A Failure
By Filmento
Jaime Lannister & Captain America: Breaking down Character Arcs
By Flick Fanatics
Jeanie Bueller: The Surprise Heroine of Ferris Bueller's Day Off
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Jim Carrey Is An Asshole Method Actor (Jim & Andy)
By NitPix
Jim Halpert, The Office's Consciousness
By The Take
Joey Tribbiani, the Heart of Friends
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Koe No Katachi - It's Okay To Feel (A Silent Voice)
By ThePedanticRomantic
Legally Blonde: Elle Woods - The Philosophy of a Blonde
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Little Women - Are you Jo, Amy, Beth or Meg?
By The Take
Lois Lane - Person or Plot Device?
By Writing with the Camera
Luke Skywalker - Renegade Cut
By Renegade Cut
Mad Men: Roger Sterling, The Mad Man in Decline
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Mad Men: Sally Draper - The Baby Boomers Are Alright
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Mad Men: The Many Loves of Don Draper
By The Take by ScreenPrism
Making Malekith Matter - Thor: The Dark World
By Nando v Movies