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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Bombshells and Dollies – A Pinup Documentary

Reals took a look at this documentary hitting digital platforms this Valentine's Day! Hey All! I’m very excited to bring you a special review today for the newly-released documentary project, Bombshells and Dollies! The kind...

Best F(r)iends: Volume 2 – Wise(au) way to start your weekend?

I guess it was inevitable that I’d have to review the second half, right? I know no one was actually requesting I do this, and the pain, the suffering I endured, I...

Stuber – Is entertaining your audience enough?

An excerpt from my script review for Stuber which will be available 07/15/19: 1.) Marketability of the Idea Going to come right out and say it. I enjoyed this script. A comedy that’s a reverse Collateral. Knowing...

Write to Reals: Headcount – A Contained Horror Brainstorming Session

So, as you all know (or those of you who regularly read the reviews and comments on W2R) I was not a fan of Ari Aster's recent film, Midsommar. I won't get into...

US – Does Horrible Ending mean Horrible Film?

I really need to stop mentioning which film I’ll be tackling next week after my reviews. If you read my review for Dragged Across Concrete, you might be wondering why I’m not...

Ad Astra – How much is “too much” in regards to character intros in your script?

An excerpt from my script review for Ad Astra which will be available 09/23/19: 3.) Quality of Characters What is “too much” when introducing characters? This script can answer that. Page 3: Roy McBride: forties, handsome. His...

Godzilla vs. Kong – Just turn your brain off?

The first thing that grabbed my attention was Adam Wingard’s name as the director popping up in the opening credits. I thought, huh, now that’s an interesting choice. He’s never done anything...

Eurovision: The Story of Fire Saga – Does your script respect your reader?

An excerpt from my script review for Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga which will be available 07/06/20: 4.) Dialogue and Description Let’s get the bad out of the way first. Huge blocks...

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