Malignant (2021) – Write to Reals Film Review

Malignant (2021) - Madison is paralyzed by shocking visions of grisly murders, and her torment worsens as she discovers that these waking dreams are in fact terrifying realities. I firmly believe that there are two...

The Card Counter – Eliminate the fluff in your scripts.

An excerpt from my script review for The Card Counter which will be available 09/13/21: 5.) Format One tip given to amateur screenwriters is to read professional scripts. That scripts. Plural. The issue with just reading...

Candyman – Taking a look at an early draft…

An excerpt from my script review for Candyman (2021) which will be available 09/07/21: 2.) Plot Stability Let me reiterate that this review is of an early draft, and although similar to the final product, some...

Free Guy – “Natural” Writing

An excerpt from my script review for Free Guy which will be available 08/23/21: 2.) Plot Stability This was a well written script. Was it the best script I’ve ever read? No. Is it the most...

The Suicide Squad – Dumb Fun

I guess this is just called The Suicide Squad and not Suicide Squad 2 like I’ve been calling it. This is a sequel and not a reboot, right? I guess the film...

The Jungle Cruise – Checking out an earlier draft…

An excerpt from my unproduced script review for The Jungle Cruise which will be available 08/09/21: 4.) Dialogue and Description Page 84: MACGREGOR ...Whatever you and that monster are planning, you won’t catch Captain Wolfe. He’s a master mariner....
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Inherit the Viper – Have we seen this before?

An excerpt from my script review for Inherit the Viper which will be available 03/16/20: 3.) Quality of Characters If you’ve seen Ozark and Ruth Langmore, you’ve more or less seen Josie and the Conley clan. Damn...

Sawtooth

Back with Hank on another Amazon Studios request. This time we're headed deep into Sawtooth Canyon to find ourselves a Bigfoot. Justin Buettner's Sawtooth does a good job in some places of...

Agent 47 – Why Skip Woods is Awesome

An excerpt from The Captain's review of the Hitman: Agent 47 film which will be available 9/20/15: I hate Skip Woods. I’ve never met him, I don’t know who he is, but just...

The Wraith – Part 1

The Captain takes a look at one of his childhood favorites from the 80s...The Wraith! (Part 2 is the a follow-up from our newest mod, 3waystopsign, reviewing the script!) Enjoy. Easter time is here and...

The Wraith – Part 2

3waystopsign takes a look at the script for this 1986 revenge classic! (And don't miss Part 1: The Wraith movie Review here.) I did not read CP's review prior to posting this. I will...

Hanks Thoughts – Walking Dead Season 3

Hi all. Okay, so the wife and I didn't want to watch The Walking Dead initially, since we're BIG BABIES and get frightened easy. Due to lack of the DVR being empty...

10 Deadly Sins of Screenwriting

Hi all. Today's article is a discussion Roy started in our forum, which several of you have added to. We wanted to take a bit of time to expand on his initial seven (and...

Matrix Reloaded Script Review

Hi all. If you remember, Roy went on and on about philosophy and great screenwriting last week with his review of The Matrix. You know he's the smert one, but here's a bit of...

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