Around 1937, Wolcott Gibbs, editor for The New Yorker from 1927 till the day he died, received a request from Katherine White. She was trying out a new batch of writers and wanted a general set of guidelines from Gibbs.
There’s a new Home Alone movie out, called Home Sweet Home Alone. It’s a soft-reboot (meaning a sequel in the series that just retreads the plot of the original film with new characters), and the titular ‘Home Sweet Home’ is
Hell in the Pacific is a 1968 film by John Boorman. During the second world war, an American pilot (Lee Marvin) washes up on a deserted island in the pacific and finds that he is not alone. A Japanese naval
To celebrate the announcement of Dune Part Two as well as the upcoming The Incal film, let’s revisit a strange time in movie history when the world’s of Dune and Alejandro Jodorowsky intersected briefly. Jodorowsky is supremely weird, and the
Exposition is fickle. It’s one of the few tools of storytelling the average filmgoer is familiar enough with to spot – and ridicule – from a mile away. No one likes to see the pieces of the film they’re about
Reviewmyscript.com hopes you’ll be seeing Dune when it comes out this Friday, the 22nd of October. Once you’ve let the bombast wash over you, why not temper any curiosity over how such a monumental adaptation was undertaken by watching this
Recently we suggested that if you prefer to write however you like, to avoid feeling that you’re stymieing creative flow by focusing on formatting, that you put off formatting until you go over your script for the first time, methodically.
Breakfast at Tiffany’s turned 60 on Tuesday the 5th October 2021. If pressed, many people couldn’t tell you exactly what it’s about, save that there may be a breakfast happening at Tiffany’s. Somehow everyone is familiar with it and the
There’s an old joke about screenwriting; Two development execs meet in the hallway. One says, “Hey, what’s cooking?” The second one, extremely excited, replies, “I just bought this script. It’s the most perfect piece of writing I’ve ever seen. Characters,
Giving an acceptance speech as a writer can be stressful. Do you approach it as you would your work, or do you let pretenses fall away and just say what you’re thinking? Even then, by your umpteenth award, you may