Infinite – Be clever…but not too clever.

An excerpt from my script review for Infinite which will be available 06/14/21: 4.) Dialogue and Description The main point to take away from this section is that it’s okay to be clever, but...

Seance – Use Common Sense and Caution with Characters

An excerpt from my script review for Séance which will be available 06/07/21: 3.) Quality of Characters Setting aside the #MeToo movement entirely… As grown ass men, we should avoid writing these scripts with casts...

Army of the Dead – Zombies and Dead Pixels

Zack Snyder has managed to garner some good will with me after Justice League, but I know how he can be and how easy it can be to lose that good will. https://youtu.be/tI1JGPhYBS8 Overindulgent...

Those Who Wish Me Dead – “Let him burn, I say.”

The first thing that really stood out to me was the title. Those Who Wish Me Dead. Which as of right now I’m realizing isn’t Those Who WANT Me Dead. Seeing as this...

The Water Man – Now Is the Time!

An excerpt from my script review for The Water Man which will be available 05/24/21: 1.) Marketability of the Idea Blood List. Hit List. Gaining notoriety via one of these lists is a good way to...

Those Who Wish Me Dead – Characters We Care About

An excerpt from my script review for Those Who Wish Me Dead which will be available 05/17/21: 3.) Quality of Characters Hannah. She had this self destructive streak that seems to go beyond her tragic...
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1922 – Enough Mystery?

This makes the third film based on Stephen King’s work I’ve seen this year. Five if you count his shows The Mist and Mr. Mercedes. As for his films, IT, you already...

Unsolicited Queries – Agents, Producers, Managers List

Here's an old list I got from a fellow writer a bit back. Not sure how up to date it is, but please feel free to let us know. Remember, it never...

How to Pitch a Script

Hi all. We stumbled onto a good list of "don'ts" when pitching your script, but a lot of you have asked what you should do. When I initially started out, I read a book...

1917 – Conflicting Characters?

An excerpt from my script review for 1917 which will be available 01/06/20: 3.) Quality of Characters Before we dive into things for this section, it needs to be stated, I enjoyed this script....

Write to Reals: Haunt (2019)

Let’s start horror month off early with Haunt, a feature now on VOD and in (a few) theaters that was written and directed by the creators of A Quiet Place and produced by Eli Roth....

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – Dialogue incites Drama

An excerpt from my script review for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri which will be available 11/20/17: 4.) Dialogue and Description ANGELA Oh why are you never on my side, Robbie? ROBBIE I’m always on your side when...

Write to Reals – A Nightmare on Elm Street 6 (Unproduced) Stephen Lebowitz: Worth the read?

An excerpt from my script review for A Nightmare on Elm Street 6 (Unproduced) which will be available 04/27/18: What Needs Work ...​​​​​​Note - A fun game to play with this script is to...

Anatomy of a Contained Thriller

After my Buried review I wanted to take a look at what goes into creating suspense in genres similar to the contained thriller. THEN I remember Roy's forum post on "How...

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