Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F – Worthy of the Franchise?

Being the giant fan that I am of the Beverly Hills Cop movies, I jumped for joy (no actual jumping took place) at the thought of another film added to the franchise...

Write to Reals – McQuarrie’s The Wolverine

An excerpt from Reals' script review for Christopher McQuarrie's early draft of The Wolverine which will be available 07/07/24: What Worked Some Good Description - Even though this is too long, I like what the...

The Bikeriders – Non-Linear Storytelling

An excerpt from my script review for The Bokeriders which will be available 07/01/24: 2.) Plot Stability At best, this felt like episode one of a documentary miniseries that we’ll never see the rest...

The Watchers – Enter Late and Leave Early…for the WHOLE Story

An excerpt from my script review for The Watchers (2024) which will be available 8/25/14: 2.) Plot Stability Before I go any further, the story wasn’t bad. In fact, I actually enjoyed it once Mina...

Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga – Not as Bad as you think?

It has been almost 10 long years since Fury Road was magnificently released into theaters. Usually when sequels take this long to come out, it feels a little too late for it....

X-Men: Days of Future Past – Getting Ready for Deadpool & Wolverine

An excerpt from my script review for X-Men: Days of Future Past which will be available 06/12/24: 1.) Marketability of the Idea The Littlest and I started watching X-Men ’97 a few weeks ago and really...
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Horror Month 2023 – Week 3!

Here it is... (And don't forget to check out Week 2!) Dark Harvest – This was the one I was most excited for after watching the trailer. Which could only mean one thing: it was...

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...

John Wick: Chapter 4 – Why do we like this franchise?

An excerpt from my script review for John Wick: Chapter 4 which will be available 12/18/23: 1.) Marketability of the Idea John.  Wick. Those two words right there are enough explanation for this section if...

Elemental – Too Heavy-Handed?

An excerpt from my script review for Elemental (2023) which will be available 11/21/23: 2.) Plot Stability It started off well enough. The idea of these two fire elementals going to Elemental City for a...

Oppenheimer – You’re NOT Chris Nolan!

An excerpt from my script review for Oppenheimer which will be available 10/17/23: 5.) Format From time to time we here at Write to Reel like to tell you who you aren’t. Please understand, this isn’t...

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...

The Burial – Just because it’s “inspired by” actual events…

An excerpt from my script review for The Burial (2023) which will be available 11/29/23: 1.) Marketability of the Idea …doesn’t mean it’ll make for an interesting story. (Wondered where I was going with that...

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...

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