Best of the Web 19 Oct

Script Perfection :: Patience is a Screenwriter’s Best Friend :: Christina Welsh Talks Co-Writing ‘Addicted’ Screenplay :: Why Frustrated Novelists Hate the Screenplay Pitching & Selling :: Screenwriter Turning Ghana’s World Cup Money Ordeal into Hollywood thriller Best of the Rest :: New HARRY POTTER Spinoff Series Could Be More than Just a Trilogy :: The Most of Nora Ephron … Read More

Best o/t Web 13 May

Story & Structure :: B Story is the Answer :: 10 Possible Reasons Your Script Is Boring :: Script Review: The Wolf Of Wall Street :: Synopsis: Stephen King’s The Shining Sequel ‘Doctor Sleep’ :: Prometheus Writer Jon Spaihts: How to Create a Great Space Script Perfection :: “If you’re having trouble “seeing” your characters, try fake-casting your own film.” … Read More

Mini-Review – The Woman in Black

The Woman in Black Mercifully Short Review by Jonathan Empson Widowed and depressed lawyer Arthur (Daniel Radcliffe) is sent to a remote village to sort out the paperwork in a deceased woman’s crumbling old manor house. There, instead of supermarket coupons and catalogues full of velour comfortwear (this is vaguely Edwardian in setting) he discovers ghostly and malevolent goings-on, not … Read More