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Monster In The House

The 3 elements of a Monster In The House are:
1) A monster that is supernatural in its powers — even if its strength derives from insanity — and “evil” at its core.
2) A house, meaning an enclosed space that can include a family unit, an entire town, or even “the world.”
3) A sin. Someone is guilty of bringing the monster in the house… a transgression that can include ignorance.

Predator Beat Sheet

By on September 28, 2018 in Beat Sheets, Monster In The House with 1 Comment
<i>Predator</i> Beat Sheet

“Get to da choppa!” Or in this case, the beat sheet.

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The Exorcist Beat Sheet

By on August 31, 2018 in Beat Sheets, Monster In The House with 11 Comments
<i>The Exorcist</i> Beat Sheet

See how one of the most iconic films of all-time hits Blake Snyder’s 15 story beats.

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The Descent Beat Sheet

By on July 27, 2018 in Beat Sheets, Monster In The House with 2 Comments
<i>The Descent</i> Beat Sheet

Follow the story beats of Neil Marshall’s terrific, character-driven, slow-burn creature feature.

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Rosemary’s Baby Beat Sheet

By on June 29, 2018 in Beat Sheets, Monster In The House with 11 Comments
<i>Rosemary’s Baby</i> Beat Sheet

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the classic.

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Jacob’s Ladder Beat Sheet

By on May 25, 2018 in Beat Sheets, Monster In The House with 9 Comments
<i>Jacob’s Ladder</i> Beat Sheet

See how the cult classic hits Blake Snyder’s story beats.

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An American Werewolf in London Beat Sheet

By on March 30, 2018 in Beat Sheets, Monster In The House with 7 Comments
<i>An American Werewolf in London</i> Beat Sheet

See how John Landis’ beloved cult classic hits the beats.

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The X-Files “Rm9sbG93ZxJz” (Season 11, Episode 7) Beat Sheet

By on March 23, 2018 in Beat Sheets, Monster In The House with 0 Comments
<i>The X-Files</i> “Rm9sbG93ZxJz” (Season 11, Episode 7) Beat Sheet

An instructive MITH

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Night of the Living Dead Beat Sheet

By on February 16, 2018 in Beat Sheets, Monster In The House with 2 Comments
<i>Night of the Living Dead</i> Beat Sheet

See how the George A. Romero classic hits Snyder’s story beats.

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IT Beat Sheet

By on January 26, 2018 in Beat Sheets, Monster In The House with 18 Comments
<i>IT</i> Beat Sheet

See how a theme-driven horror experience hits Blake Snyder’s story beats.

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A Christmas Carol Novel Beat Sheet

<i>A Christmas Carol</i> Novel Beat Sheet

See how a book written in the 1840s hits Blake’s beats.

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