Category: Script Reviews

Finch – Including Story Beats

An excerpt from my script review for Finch which will be available 12/29/21: 2.) Plot Stability Hitting your beats. Save the Cat is probably the most read book about screenwriting. In it Blake Snyder discussed how most...

Passing (2021) – 3way’s Take

Passing by Rebecca HallBased on the Novella of the same name by Nella Larsen, published in 1929Second draft revisions, dated July 26, 2017 https://youtu.be/trwq3CNCMkU Book Description: Clare and Irene were two childhood friends. They lost...

The Thing – What can you learn from this classic?

An excerpt from my script review for The Thing (1982) which will be available 11/15/21: 2.) Plot Stability Sure, the film is from 1982, but before you call it outdated and move on, realize...

Halloween Double Feature 2021: Antlers Script Review

An excerpt from my script review for Antlers which will be available 10/31/21: 2.) Plot Stability Pacing. That’s what I want to discuss about this particular script in relation to our own writing. For a horror...

Dune (2021) – Bad classification of a Good project?

An excerpt from my script review for Dune which will be available 10/25/21: 1.) Marketability of the Idea One of the mistakes I think a lot of people make is thinking Dune will be...

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...

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...

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...