What Could Have Been: A McG/Marsilii 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Prequel?

An excerpt from my script review for What Could Have Been: Captain Nemo origin story which will be available 02/19/24: 1.) Marketability of the Idea Did you know Disney+ was rebooting 20,000 Leagues Under the...

The 23 Worst Movies of 2023.

It looks like 2023 was the year for bad movies. And it was the year of movies that people loved and for some reason I hated. But really that could be said...

Amsterdam – Cashing in on Swifties before it was cool?

An excerpt from my script review for Amsterdam which will be available 02/12/24: 2.) Plot Stability It’s the day after the Super Bowl (hopefully Travis Kelce hasn't dumped her, or vice versa), and if...

The Holdovers – Is part of this story familiar?

An excerpt from my script review for The Holdovers which will be available 02/05/24: 3.) Quality of Characters Paul and Angus play well off each other. Paul thinks Angus has potential, and Angus acts out...

Write to Reals: I.S.S. – Making Contained Stories Work

An excerpt from Reals' script review for I.S.S. which will be available 01/28/24: What Worked The First Page - I like they way this opens - with a bit of text reading: Right now aboard the...

Ferrari – Cashing in on a name?

An excerpt from my script review for Ferrari which will be available 01/22/24: 1.) Marketability of the Idea Another biopic, a genre that seems to pop up quite a bit, especially on the Black...
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Not Okay – Not…okay?

An excerpt from my script review for Not Okay which will be available 08/29/22: 1.) Marketability of the Idea This is the second script I’ve reviewed in a row where a character wanted desperately...

Crater – Heartfelt Script

An excerpt from my script review for Crater (2023) which will be available 05/15/23: 2.) Plot Stability For the most part, this script plays out like a generic “coming of age” group of friends...

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...

Guardians of the Galaxy: Volume 3 – The Last Good Marvel Movie?

After seeing the trailer for The Marvels in the theater, I think I can safely say that Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 might possibly be the last good Marvel movie. They had...

If you’re writing a spec script…STOP!

An excerpt from my article about Using AI to write Screenplays which will be available 04/24/23: Prediction: Writing a screenplay is about to get a whole lot easier, but selling it…a whole lot...

Marlowe – Get in and Get to it!

An excerpt from my script review for Marlowe (2022) which will be available 02/27/23: 2.) Plot Stability The importance to starting STRONG! Now, we’re not ol’ Billy Monahan with the success of writing The Departed under our...

The 1st Annual Golden Cagey Awards: Best of 2022

Thank you for coming! Thanks for being here! We have got one hell of a show tonight! Welcome to the first ever and probably the last Golden Cagey Awards! The Cagey’s as...

Hustle – But with a Chinese Twist!

An excerpt from my script review for Hustle (2022) which will be available 07/05/22: 1.) Marketability of the Idea When someone mentioned this script was available to review, I couldn’t help but think I...

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