Red Notice – Don’t call him The Rock!

I might be wrong, but I think this is the third Ryan Reynolds film he’s done for Netflix. Or maybe this is just his second, with 6 Underground being his first. Which...

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 Plot Stability Sure, the film is from 1982, but before you call it outdated and move on, realize...

Dune (2021) – Game of Thrones…in Space!

It had been a good while since I’ve seen the original 1984 film version of Dune. I think what got my interested in seeing it in the first place was that scene...

Halloween Double Feature 2021: Paranormal Activity – Next of Kin

Halloween might be over but there’s still time for at least one more horror film to review. And since Army of Thieves was in no way a horror movie, or a good...

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...
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Mythical

Hi all. Today we're taking a look at that fiend of the forum, CE Martin. If I remember correctly, CE comes over to us from novels, and by what's he's written here...

Contagion – We’re living it!

An excerpt from my script review for Contagion which will be available 04/06/20: 2.) Plot Stability Over the weekend I had an urge to tweet as I feel the US is relying too much...

Where to Mine Ideas for Your Contained Thriller

Hi all. I wanted to take a break from reviews today, and present an idea that I've been wanting to discuss for some time. Lately, I've had quite a few more requests on my...

The Empire Strikes Back Script Review

Hi all. It's Thursday, and you all know what that means, we're taking a look at a professional script to see how the pros do things right, and occasionally wrong. This Thursday it's my...

My Friend Dahmer – Fact or Fiction?

An excerpt from my script review for My Friend Dahmer which will be available 11/13/17: 2.) Plot Stability Before we take a look at the previous two questions, one thing concerns me with the...

Training Day Script Review

Script: Training Day by David Ayer Logline: On his first day on the job as a narcotics officer, a rookie cop works with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears. King Kong...

Forgetting Sarah Marshall – Script Review

Script Link: Forgetting Sarah Marshall by Jason Segel Logline: Devastated Peter takes a Hawaii vacation in order to deal with recent break-up with his TV star girlfriend, Sarah. Little does he know Sarah's...

Buried – Script Review

Script: Buried by Chris Sparling Logline: Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a...

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