When Movie Twists Fail

A twist is perhaps one of the hardest things to do narratively, more so with the time constraints of cinema, without making it easy to see coming, overcomplicated, or asinine. In this video essay, Georg Rockall-Schmidt discusses the many pitfalls of the plot twist, a problem that lies in the script phrase of a production, that can’t be fixed in post.

 

 

video essay by Georg Rockall-Schmidt

 

 


Plot Twists