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Mini Review – The Loneliest Planet

The Loneliest Planet  Mercifully Short Review by Jonathan Empson A lovey-dovey couple are backpacking in Georgia, with all its picturesque post-Soviet crumbling concrete. Presumably they’re here because they’ve been absolutely everywhere else in the world already, but don’t expect any explanations. They hire a dodgy-looking guide and head to the hills. Where they walk. And walk. You don’t see much …

Logline it! – Black List 2012 – Week 7

Writing loglines is an essential skill for screenwriters, from early development through to the pitch. In this section, we review the loglines and short synopses of the screenplays that made it into the Blacklist 2012. Learn from the feedback and perfect your own loglining skills. By The Judges Comancheria