Halloween Kills – Kills good. Expo bad.

An excerpt from my script review for Halloween Kills which will be available 10/18/21: 2.) Plot Stability So, which timeline is correct? The 2018 version more or less “erased” the earlier sequels, if I remember...

Horror Month 2021: Week 2

(And don't forget to check out Week 1!) Coming Home In The Dark – New Zealand based horror film and not Australia like I thought. Still, I enjoyed it, but found myself not...

Fear Street Part One: 1994 – Mediocre Villains

An excerpt from my script review for Fear Street Part One: 1994 which will be available 10/11/21: 3.) Quality of Characters Generic Baddies. Holly.  Hooded Figure.  Nightwing Killer. First off, all I could think of when...

Horror Month 2021: Week 1

It's that time of year again! No One Gets Out Alive – Found this movie to be pretty poorly executed, but had an interesting creature design, leading up to a face eating vagina monster lady. However the plot suffers from incoherency at...

Wrath of Man – Unfortunately not THAT one…

An excerpt from my script review for Wrath of Man which will be available 10/04/21: 1.) Marketability of the IdeaThank God for Guy Ritchie dialogue.A few weeks back, I was waiting for the...

Prisoners of Ghostland – One Bizarre Cage Trip

I had planned to review Kate, the new Netflix action John Wick inspired film, but it sucked. The only film worth reviewing was Malignant, but Reels already called dibs on that one....
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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 – 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...

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...

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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