April 17, 2012

John Carter: A Disorganized Mess

Let me just start out by saying that I went in to this film last night with very low expectations. I had heard and read the […]
April 10, 2012

Kung Fu Fighting: Go Check Out “The Raid: Redemption”

Even though this is a blog about screenwriting and the value of well-crafted scripts that tell well-constructed stories, occasionally we come across something that is the […]
March 24, 2012

Happy Hunger Games: The Odds Are Ever in Their Favor

What makes The Hunger Games an effective adaptation is that the filmmakers seemed to care little if you hadn’t read the book, and seemed to make […]
February 28, 2012

A Follow Up on Dialogue

I posted a couple of weeks ago about a scene from the film Wait Until Dark that effectively moved the story forward and revealed a big story […]