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Detailed reviews of amateur and pro scripts.

Morgan – Know your genre, write within it.

An excerpt from my script review for Morgan which will be available 09/27/16: 1.) Marketability of the Idea This script committed the careless sin of not picking a genre and sticking...

The Nice Guys – Vintage 90s Shane Black

An excerpt from my script review for The Nice Guys which will be available 05/23/16: 2.) Plot Stability Let’s be honest. This is a Lethal Weapon reboot. As I read, I...

Dope – Cultural References Can Improve Tone

An excerpt from my script review for Dope which will be available 09/08/15: 4.) Dialogue and Description Both were filled with (mostly) smart cultural references. It was surprisingly fun to hear characters...

The Big Short – Breaking Walls and Making Cameos

An excerpt from my script review for The Big Short which will be available 12/21/15: 4.) Dialogue and Description Breaking the 4th wall in a story is generally frowned upon, especially...

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...

Overhaul – Script Review

Hi all. I know we said we'd be switching to pro scripts, but as I promised Sly I'd get this done, I didn't want to leave him hanging. After reading it,...

Script Link 9-10-12

Hi all. Here's the schedule for next week. Monday 9/10 Buried by Chris Sparling Logline: Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he...

The Suicide Theory

Hi all. Wow, is this late. My apologies. Woke up late and then the wife and I go to yoga every Wednesday. We actually have this lady teacher that...