The Pestle


Ep 197: “Captain America: Civil War”

June 21, 2022

We feud through Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” and discuss:

  • Story and writing, structure, and ramping up tension with precision;
  • Directing, delivering a meaningful line, setting up a monologue;
  • and other such stuff and things and stuff.

Just because you have superpowers, that doesn’t mean your love life would be perfect. I don’t think superpowers automatically means there won’t be any personality problems, family problems or even money problems. I just tried to write characters who are human beings who also have superpowers. – Stan Lee

Notes & References:
Stan Lee on “Excelsior”
Ira Glass “The Gap” (short video)
Boy A” (trailer; Andrew Garfield film)

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