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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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...

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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...

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...

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...

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...

Forgetting Sarah Marshall – Script Review

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Training Day Script Review

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Buried – Script Review

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