The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T – Seuss’s only written feature?

An excerpt from my script review for The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T which will be available 05/13/24: 1.) Marketability of the Idea According to the initial post, this was the only project ever...

Rebel Moon: Part 2 – The Scargiver

With zero fanfare, or buzz or anticipation whatsoever, Netflix has released the second half of Rebel Moon, giving it the ridiculous title The Scargiver. https://youtu.be/UEJuNHOd8Dw If you thought now your questions would finally be...

First Blood – Simple Excuse for Action

An excerpt from my script review for First Blood which will be available 04/30/24: 3.) Quality of Characters Will Teasle. Nothing in this script happens without him. Think about that…we don’t get to see just how...

The Hills Have Eyes 2 – …not great.

An excerpt from my script review for The Hills Have Eyes 2 which will be available 04/23/24: 2.) Plot Stability Again…think Predator but a bunch of influencers before there was influencing. We’re going to pit these strong,...

Madame Web – A new review style for the Cap’n?

In the expansive realm of cinematic storytelling, "Madame Web" emerges as a beacon of creativity, weaving together a tapestry of intrigue, adventure, and existential exploration. Directed by a visionary filmmaker and brought...

Write to Reals: The Strangers 2 – Prey at Night

An excerpt from Reals' script review for The Strangers 2 (Prey at Night) which will be available 04/07/24: What Worked The Opening - Man, what a way to open this! Sure, killing the previous final...
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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...

Die Hard – Tis the Season, Mother Fu…

An excerpt from my script review for Die Hard (1988) which will be available 11/06/23: 4.) Dialogue and Description Here’s where I was most impressed. We’re constantly arguing to make your description memorable, using subtext...

Wonka – So you wanna write a musical…

An excerpt from my script review for Wonka which will be available 01/08/24: 4.) Dialogue and Description Here’s where we’re going to spend most of our time. Pitching a spec script is quite the challenge. Pitching...

Saw X- Jigsaw Gets his Groove Back?

I want to play a game. Those iconic words haven’t been uttered in a good Saw movie in a long time. At least, according to the teenager who was ripping my ticket at the theater...

Horror Month 2023 – Week 2!

(And don't forget to check out Week 1 here!) Pet Sematary: Bloodlines – I kind of had high hopes for this one, as I am a fan of the Pet Sematary films, or at...

Cobweb – The same, only different.

An excerpt from my script review for Cobweb which will be available 09/18/23: 2.) Plot Stability “The same, only different.” Arguably one of the most overused and generic statements we’re given (in one form or...

Totally Killer – The Cap’n looks at Horror Comedy!

If you’re looking for a horror comedy this month, Amazon Prime has you covered. https://youtu.be/vNm3VPPKEQI After watching the trailer for this teen 80’s time traveling slasher, I was not amused. The humor did not...

What Could Have Been – Jon Spaihts The Mummy

An excerpt from my script review for The Mummy by Jon Spaihts which will be available 11/14/23: 2.) Plot Stability Okay, here’s the major difference… In the final film, the Mummy is of an Egyptian...

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