“Save the Cat” by Blake Snyder has ten genres that make up the plot of all popular movies. In this series, I go into each of those genres and explain the basics of what the story may look like. 

Monster in the House is just like it sounds. There’s some kind of monster in an non-specified location. this could look like a monster, a domestic “monster”, a supernatural monster, or something more. Watch this video for more about the monster in the house. What popular movies do you love fit in this category?

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