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Script Reviews

Script Reviews

Detailed reviews of amateur and pro scripts.

Lights Out – Good Ol’ Fashioned Horror

An excerpt from my script review for Lights Out which will be available 07/25/16: 2.) Plot Stability Liked it. It was well written, and kept moving. Diana was always after Sophie’s son and...

Our Kind of Traitor – Can you define your script’s genre?

An excerpt from my script review for Our Kind of Traitor which will be available 07/18/16: 1.) Marketability of the Idea A high level money launderer in the Russian mob races...

Legend of Tarzan – Disney’s Jungle Cruise with Abs!

An excerpt from my script review for The Legend of Tarzan which will be available 07/11/16: 2.) Plot Stability Everyone should have caught the HUGE red flag when interviews with Alexander...

The Neon Demon – How much of it was Refn?

Hi all. Happy Day of Independence! (Day late on the blog, our apologies.) To all our French readers out there, thank you. And to our English ones…things worked out for the...

The Shallows – Is Your Description Digestible?

An excerpt from my script review for The Shallows which will be available 06/27/16: 4.) Dialogue and Description First of all this script was almost entirely description. That’s to be...

The Candidate – Don’t Leave Your Reader Hanging!

An excerpt from my script review for which will be available 06/21/16: 2.) Plot Stability The political story works. The part that doesn’t, necessarily, is that McKay isn’t as good a...

The Invitation – Using Your Premise Effectively

An excerpt from my script review for The Invitation which will be available 06/14/16: 2.) Plot Stability The logline drew me in, and the setup got me past page 15. Setting the...

Green Room – Always Take Your Cell Phone!

An excerpt from my script review for Green Room which will be available 05/30/16: 2.) Plot Stability It’s amazing how a good plot can originate from an everyday mistake. The brilliance of...