How Act II Makes or Breaks a Trilogy (NO TLJ SPOILERS) | NowThis Nerd

In this video essay, NowThisNerd discusses how the success of trilogies like Star Wars depends largely on Act II, the middle film. By applying principles of 3-act screenplay structure to a trilogy, screenwriters use similar narrative conventions to build mid-point conflict and tragic character lows, ensuring audiences will be back for the third installment.




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