Genre: Drama – Real Life Premise: When a deep-sea drilling station encounters an unexpected series of explosions, the men onboard must scramble for their lives before the whole thing goes down. About: This is the true story of how the deep-sea drilling rig “Deepwater Horizon” had a blowout that resulted in the largest offshore oil […]
Read and vote for your favorite script in the comments.  I’m really excited about this week.  A long time reader, D, has submitted his script “The Brothers Ternion.”  I’ve exchanged e-mails with D for a long time and know he’s a huge student of the craft.  So to finally see a script from him is […]
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I recently read a script from a beginner scribe that wasn’t very good. The key problem was the plot, which was too simplistic and predictable. This simplicity bled into the scene-writing, which was also too predictable. Everything had an “obvious” quality to it, like the writer hadn’t considered any other possibilities. Frustrated, I shared the […]
Genre: Horror Premise: A long-forgotten killer from the 1940s reappears in the present day to wreak havoc on a small town. About: Blumhouse ain’t stopping any time soon. The business savvy Jason Blum realized that we haven’t created an iconic slasher movie monster since the 80s. And why wouldn’t you, seeing as you can milk […]