Wednesday, December 12, 2018

I Think We’re Alone Now – Importance of Conflicting Characters in Contained Pieces

An excerpt from my script review for I Think We're Alone Now which will be available 10/01/18: 3.) Quality of Characters If we’re going any sort of contained route (or limited...

Peppermint – Paint the Picture

An excerpt from my script review for Peppermint which will be available 09/24/18: 4.) Dialogue and Description Paint your reader a mental picture. Page 2: WE MOVE over LA. At CHRISTMAS. Tinsel on...

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 Predator – Respect Your Reader, Please!

An excerpt from my script review for The Predator (2018) which will be available 09/17/18: 4.) Dialogue and Description Typical Shane Black description and dialogue. Some of it works, some of it...

Scanners (2007) – Uproduced David Goyer Script Review

An excerpt from Reals' script review for which will be available 09/13/18: Initial Thoughts I realize some of you screenwriters may see the name David Goyer and lose interest in...

Operation Finale – Tension if Fun!

An excerpt from my script review for Operation Finale which will be available 09/10/18: 2.) Plot Stability Whether this is the first review you’ve read here, or one of many, one...

Eighth Grade – Anything New in Teenage Angst?

An excerpt from Reals' script review for Eighth Grade by Bo Burnam which will be available 09/14/18: What Worked Pg. 1 - I like the character description because it is short,...

The Happytime Murders – Detective Noir Archetypes?

An excerpt from my script review for The Happytime Murders which will be available 08/27/18: 3.) Quality of Characters It takes a certain ensemble to fill the “detective noir” character roles. Phil...