Why baddies are always triangular and the good guys round: Mathematician reveals the hidden geometry of hit films
Have you ever noticed that villains in a story have pointy features and the lovable characters appear to be round-faced?
A new video has revealed why - and how Disney and other filmmakers use the trick to get us to empathise with the hero and hate the villain in movies.
It shows how characters such as Darth Vader and Maleficent from Sleeping Beauty have sharp, angular faces made from triangles, while lovable characters such as Baloo from 'The Jungle Book' are made entirely of circles.
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