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Screenwriting: from Fail to Sale (3/5)

Two years back a friend said to me, why don’t you enter some of your scripts into scripts comps. Phooey, I thought, (yes I thought Phooey – great word huh, so under used.) -By Samuel Bartlett PART THREE – THE TRUTH ABOUT COMPS I conjured images of those competitions you find in supermarkets where all you have to do is …

Best o/t Web 25 Mar

Story & Structure :: Plot points of Big Fish :: Script: The Big Lebowski :: Never Mind The Hunger Games – is The Host the New Twilight? :: Does The Movie Ever Do The Book Justice? Script Perfection :: Screenwriting Tips: “Consider the Reader’s Emotional State and Frame of Mind.” :: The Strange Art of Picking a TV Title :: …

Mini-review – 21 Jump Street

21 Jump Street Mercifully Short Review by Jonathan Empson   We first meet Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) as respective geek and jock teens failing to get to their high school prom. Years later, they’re unlikely partners helping each other get through police academy. After cocking up their first arrest they’re assigned to a school undercover program run …