The Good Story Checklist (Best & Worst Films of 2023)

Episode 103:
The Good Story Checklist (Best & Worst Films of 2023)

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This is an episode for: storytelling enthusiasts, copywriters, brand messagers and movie lovers.

Molly Geoghegan, Narrative Strategist

Molly Geoghegan

Jan 11, 2024

When Narrative Strategist and film nerd Asha Alaji-Sharif started to think about the Best and Worst films of 2023, she noticed a pattern. 

What common factors make for a memorable movie? And can those factors be applied to brand storytelling as well? 

That’s what we explore in this episode with “The Good Story Checklist”.

How does The Little Mermaid remake create the perfect character development combined with mise-en-scene (visuals) while Winnie the Pooh: Blood & Honey painfully misses every mark?

What's in the Spice Cabinet??

  • Follow @AshaTalks on TikTok, duh! 
  • And check out her videos for the BEST and WORST films of 2023. (Comment if you agree or not!)
  • Asha’s FAVE film that follows the “Good Story Checklist” perfectly? Everything Everywhere All At Once. What’s yours?? 
  • Reach out to us! Molly@ghostranch.com or @MollyPresents on Instagram. We’re here for all your storytelling thoughts and rambling. 😊 

About The Author

Molly Geoghegan, Narrative Strategist

Molly Geoghegan is a writer, organizer, and film school dropout. She hikes frequently with her dog, Guinness, and signs up for too many email newsletters. Having lived in Chicago, Paris, Dublin and Galway, Molly has made her way back to the Rockies and calls Denver, CO home.

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The Good Story Checklist (Best & Worst Films of 2023)