Writing Wednesday: April 29, 2015

Prewriting: I’m writing some treatments, seeing what sticks. Writing: I have 1/2 of the first Act of a new script written. It’s slow going but it’s going. Preparing a pitch for the graphic novel. It’s not finished but I know where it’s going. In Revisions: I started working on the SuperHero thing again but I may needContinue reading “Writing Wednesday: April 29, 2015”

Oldie But Goodie: Adventures in Netflix: A Lesbian Mid-Life Crisis

This was originally written in March 2014.  (Source: concussionmovie.com) Concussion tells the story of Abby, played amazingly by Robin Weigert, who becomes an escort after suffering a concussion and starts to hate her Jersey suburban life. It is the debut film of writer-director Stacie Passon and is a 90-minute feature that is low key andContinue reading “Oldie But Goodie: Adventures in Netflix: A Lesbian Mid-Life Crisis”

Oldie But Goodie: Adventures in Netflix: Save the Whales and the Trainers

This was originally posted in March 2014. I wanted to repost this now because I just saw a SeaWorld Commercial that was trying to tell us how wrong we were about them. Barf. (Source: magpictures.com) I am going to start off this review and say that I was never a Free Willy fan. I know thatContinue reading “Oldie But Goodie: Adventures in Netflix: Save the Whales and the Trainers”

Writing Wednesday: April 15, 2015

It’s Tax Day. I’m preparing myself for the whining. Prewriting: I am working on an idea I had about people cheating at a spelling bee. I’m thinking this could be a comic. Writing: The fires starting burning on the Sleepy Hollow Spec(this is going to be close) and I started a new sci-fi feature thatContinue reading “Writing Wednesday: April 15, 2015”

Oldie But Goodie: Adventures in Netflix: It All Comes Down to Math

This was originally written on April 27, 2014.  (Source: wackdelly.com) Pi is not a traditional science fiction film. It’s about science and it is fiction but there are no aliens, space travel, or even robots. It is a fictional story that happens to be science based. Well, it is math based. The film follows Maximillian asContinue reading “Oldie But Goodie: Adventures in Netflix: It All Comes Down to Math”

Oldie But Goodie: Adventures in Netflix: Dead Wife +Dead Daughter=Horrible Characterization

This was originally posted in January 2014. I noticed something after watching two films in January that I am sure others have too: male characters can have super weak characterization. I’m going to get back to this point but let me tell you how I got there. I watched a lot of films during theContinue reading “Oldie But Goodie: Adventures in Netflix: Dead Wife +Dead Daughter=Horrible Characterization”