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Guzikowski’s Friday the 13th (Reboot) – Canceled or just in need of a Retool?

An excerpt from my script review for which will be available 03/14/17: 1.) Marketability of the Idea As some of you know, from time to time we take a look...

Write to Reals – Shadow of the Colossus – Justin Marks (Unproduced 2010): Can...

An excerpt from Reals' script review for Shadow of the Colossus by Justin Marks which will be available 09/20/18: What Worked Pg. 1 - The way that Justin Marks writes is...

The Empire Strikes Back Script Review

Hi all. It's Thursday, and you all know what that means, we're taking a look at a professional script to see how the pros do things right, and occasionally wrong. This...

I Feel Pretty – Avoid Predictable Plot

An excerpt from my script review for I Feel Pretty which will be available 04/23/18: 2.) Plot Stability Predictable plot. Avoid it at all costs! If this means your hero doesn’t get the...

Forgetting Sarah Marshall – Script Review

Script Link: Forgetting Sarah Marshall by Jason Segel Logline: Devastated Peter takes a Hawaii vacation in order to deal with recent break-up with his TV star girlfriend, Sarah. Little does...

Write to Reals – Harrow Alley: Greatest Unproduced Script of All Time?

An excerpt from Reals' script review for Harrow Alley which will be available 03/16/18: What Needs Work -- Wow. HUGE chunks of text. I realize this was written at a different...

Money Monster – Could have been better…

An excerpt from my script review for Money Monster which will be available 05/16/16: 4.) Dialogue and Description The description. One thing we should avoid is jumping back and forth between “side...

Ghost in the Shell – “Too similar” action/visuals?

An excerpt from my script review for Ghost in the Shell which will be available 04/03/17: 2.) Plot Stability Being perfectly blunt, I fell asleep 3 times while reading this…in the...