The Green Knight – Cool shots don’t make plot!

An excerpt from my script review for The Green Knight which will be available 08/02/21: 4.) Dialogue and Description No notes on the dialogue, because there wasn’t much of it. When the boss asked me...

Jolt – Don’t Drag Out Dialogue

An excerpt from my script review for Jolt which will be available 07/27/21: 4.) Dialogue and Description Get this out of the way first, the description was fine, if not a bit cheesy at...

Black Widow – Ranking the MCU

I believe it has been almost a year since the last time I reviewed a Marvel movie. No, wait, I think it was longer than that. It seems the last Marvel superhero movie...

Die in a Gunfight – When B trumps A

An excerpt from my script review for Die in a Gunfight which will be available 07/19/21: 2.) Plot Stability Imagine this for your story… You explore a world where teleportation exists, but instead of taking...

Tomorrow War – The Capn’s Take

I was damn well convinced this was a David S. Goyer film. It had all the trappings of one without actually being one. If that makes any sense. He’s hard to explain, David...

The Tomorrow War – Script vs. Film

An excerpt from my script review for The Tomorrow War which will be available 07/06/21: 3.) Quality of Characters Okay, here’s the section where I think the film won out. First off…Dorian. In the script, he’s...
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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....

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...

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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