Genre: ThrillerSynopsis: Two women are held hostage in a prison-like farmhouse.About: On the 2008 Black List with 14 votesWriter: Misha Green This will be less a review and more a stamp of approval since I actually read Sunflower a long time ago. I don’t know why it slipped my mind when I was making my [...]
Genre: DramedySynopsis: A professor at a small liberal arts college is up for tenure.About: Tenure was on the 2005 Black List and will be hitting theaters this year.Writer: Mike Million What is the single most important tool you can use to connect with the reader? What is the one thing above all others that gives [...]
Commenters unite! Because I’m not completely blogified (and partially retarded), the commenting feature was turned off for anonymous users. What the hell was up with that???! There were likely thousands upon thousands of potential comments that never saw the light of day. Or the…dark, of the blogosphere. That has all changed. Comment my friends. COMMMMMEEEEENNNNTTTT!
The next couple of days are going to be very exciting as I review the single hottest script in town, as well as a mystery script that…gasp…BREAKS INTO MY TOP TEN. That hasn’t happened since I started this thing. How far up the ladder will it climb? Tune in to find out!
Genre: Sci-fiSynopsis: In a post World War 2 New York City, a troubled reporter learns he is meant for a higher purpose.About: Not much is known about this one. I know Trevorrow has had four movies produced so he’s got a track record.Writer: Colin Trevorrow Colin Trevorrow is a good writer. But I think this [...]
Genre: Sci-fiSynopsis: A couple of UFO crashes cause a stir in a small town.About: I picked this one out of the pile cause I was in the mood for some sci-fi. Christensen is repped over at ICM and apparently has produced credits, like the recent action flick “Passengers”. This is beyond shocking to me, as [...]
Genre: ThrillerSynopsis: Two college acquaintances have a layover in a small city. When one is kidnapped, the other must find her.About: A spec that sold a couple weeks back I think.Writer: Jeremy Soule After seeing a superior kidnapping film like Taken, I cannot recommend this script. If this really did sell…well, all I can say [...]
Genre: Indy DramedySynopsis: A lovestruck nerd learns you have 500,000 chances to live a fulfilled life or you go to hell. He’s only got 2 chances left.About: Blacklist 08.Writer: Sam Esmail “Sequels” wants you to know that it’s different. No, I mean it really wants you to know that it’s different. The writer/main character (as [...]
Genre: Sci-fi DramedySynopsis: A secret supercollider underneath Sparkle Creek, Wisconsin starts wreaking havoc on the town.About: This sold back in 2001. Koepp alone made $2.5 million dollars off the deal that also included future script commitments. He was supposed to direct it as well, but it never (or has not yet) came to be.Writers: David [...]
Genre: Comedy…sort ofSynopsis: A bachelor party goes awry when a hot tub transfers its occupants back to 1987.About: I guess this is a project that’s been lingering in Hollywood for awhile. John Cusack’s recent involvement has apparently turned it into a Go picture.Writer: Josh Heald This one’s been getting a lot of airplay since John [...]
Genre: Slasher-Scary movieSynopsis: 5 friends head to a cabin in the woods. A group of zombies starts stalking them. That turns out to be the least of their worries.About: This is one of those “top secret” projects Hollywood’s trying to keep under wraps. Because the story is apparently “that good” that it needs to be [...]
I will be awarding a script of the month every month. I know you guys don’t have nearly as much time as I do. So I’ll single out my favorite script of the previous 30 days and give it my stamp of approval. Because 500 Days of Summer and Source Code don’t count (I originally [...]