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Manchester by the Sea – An Unreadable Mess

An excerpt from my script review for Manchester by the Sea which will be available 12/06/16: 5.) Format .00025% of the human population has a disorder with their Corpus Callosum, the...

Allied – Writing a Period Piece?

An excerpt from my script review for Allied which will be available 11/29/16: 3.) Quality of Characters The individual characters were good, but not what I want to focus on here. For...

Nocturnal Animals – Are YOU Trimming the Fat?

An excerpt from my script review for Nocturnal Animals which will be available 11/21/16: 4.) Dialogue and Description Overdescription – Excessive detail about a character, scene, or action that bogs down...

Arrival – Are your characters unbelievable?

An excerpt from my script review for ARRIVAL which will be available 11/14/16: 3.) Quality of Characters Louise is completely unbelievable. A woman can’t be an intelligent linguistics professor? Certainly she...

The Hollars – Is your script more than just a good trailer?

An excerpt from my script review for The Hollars which will be available 11/07/16: 2.) Plot Stability Okay, what really sold me on reading this script? Watching the trailer. https://youtu.be/gDm-hMnvB44 It’s cute,...

Halloween 3 Double Feature Part 1 – Script Review!

Hi all. As a holiday treat (no tricks sorry), here’s Part 1 of our Halloween 3 Double Feature!!! (And don't forget to read Part 2.) Unfortunately, the only thing spooky about this...

The Magnificent Seven – Is just an entertaining story enough anymore?

An excerpt from my script review for The Magnificent Seven which will be available 10/24/16: 2.) Plot Stability This script was entertaining. My question here is, by itself, is entertaining the audience,...

The Accountant – Over-Connecting Your Characters?

An excerpt from my script review for The Accountant which will be available 10/19/16: 3.) Quality of Characters Two things here. First, the second scene of the script presents YOUNG BOY and...