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New Interview up on the homepage...   (reply) Posted by: AnthonyCawood
Date Posted: Today, 2:32am
Hi Brandon

In this case it's the producer who has optioned one of my features, I came runner up in the competition mentioned in the interview and Visceral films optioned my script.

In other cases, email, twitter and friend of friends is how I lineup the interviews.

Anthony
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Arrival   (reply) Posted by: Mr. Blonde
Date Posted: Today, 12:22am

Quoted from Zack
I loved The Thing! Amazing prequel. Sure the CGI wasn't the greatest, but that is hardly the screenwriters fault. I do sorta agree with you on the first act of FD 5, but the rest of the film was actually quite good. It's probably the best film in the franchise.


Zack, we're going to have to disagree about The Thing, but that's okay. It's good to have differing opinions. Seriously, though, the dialogue in the first 10 minutes of FD5 is among the worst I've ever heard.

Anyway, sorry to derail. Arrival was very good. =)
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Arrival   (reply) Posted by: Zack
Date Posted: Today, 12:17am
I loved The Thing! Amazing prequel. Sure the CGI wasn't the greatest, but that is hardly the screenwriters fault. I do sorta agree with you on the first act of FD 5, but the rest of the film was actually quite good. It's probably the best film in the franchise.

~Zack~
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The Colony Run   (reply) Posted by: SimplyCooper
Date Posted: Today, 12:10am
Just finished this.

Really enjoyed some of the dialogue (like on page 50) and also enjoyed the "visual" presented on page 99.

With that said, I personally found the writing style to be confusing. There were entire sections that I scratched my head over. I think it could really be simplified in places. I'll send you a PM with more specifics.  
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Arrival   (reply) Posted by: Mr. Blonde
Date Posted: Today, 12:06am

Quoted from Zack
I assume you are referring to his script for the Nightmare on Elm St. From what I have heard the finished product was very different from what he wrote. Check out this article.

http://bloody-disgusting.com/interviews/3397692/eric-heisserer-interview/

Very insightful.


In all fairness, I was also referring to The Thing and the first act of Final Destination 5, as well... =)

EDIT: I know Wesley Strick had a hand in messing that one up, too, but I like to blame Heisserer. It makes me smile.
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Arrival   (reply) Posted by: Bold
Date Posted: Today, 12:05am
An article by Eric Heisserer about how he wrote Arrival.  A wonderful script.
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Arrival   (reply) Posted by: Zack
Date Posted: Today, 12:00am

Quoted from Mr. Blonde
The funny thing is, I don't know when it happened, but Eric Heisserer learned to write really well. It's a very welcomed change and the movie was really good.


I assume you are referring to his script for the Nightmare on Elm St remake. From what I have heard the finished product was very different from what he wrote. Check out this article.

http://bloody-disgusting.com/interviews/3397692/eric-heisserer-interview/

Very insightful.

~Zack~
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Arrival   (reply) Posted by: Mr. Blonde
Date Posted: Yesterday, 11:41pm
The funny thing is, I don't know when it happened, but Eric Heisserer learned to write really well. It's a very welcomed change and the movie was really good.
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The Real January 2017 OWC Theme Is...   (reply) Posted by: SimplyScripts
Date Posted: Yesterday, 11:39pm

Quoted from AlsoBen
Don,

If someone is born male but identify as female, that would make them a female character? And vice versa would make them male.


AlsoBen,

I would agree with you on that.

- Don
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Arrival   (reply) Posted by: SimplyCooper
Date Posted: Yesterday, 11:04pm
Agreed.  Great fresh take. Screenplay adapted from a short story.
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How to read screenplays   (reply) Posted by: Zack
Date Posted: Yesterday, 7:21pm

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Believe it or not, many years ago, I didn't find this as obvious as I would like to admit.
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Me too. I'd go to the unproduced page and try to hunt them down. lol

~Zack~
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How to read screenplays   (reply) Posted by: TonyDionisio
Date Posted: Yesterday, 6:39pm
Believe it or not, many years ago, I didn't find this as obvious as I would like to admit.

lol
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Passengers - 2016   (reply) Posted by: TonyDionisio
Date Posted: Yesterday, 6:37pm

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Not horrible, not good. Probably would appeal more to females that don't really watch a lot of movies.


Lol. Made me thing of MPA recommendations before the movie begins...

"This picture is not recommended for people who watch a lot of movies. It is rated: IF, for Infrequent Viewers only.

hahaha
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New Interview up on the homepage...   (reply) Posted by: BSaunders
Date Posted: Yesterday, 6:37pm
Interesting stuff.

How do you manage to get in contact with all these people? Do you ever pitch them your scripts, haha?
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Arrival Posted by: Zack
Date Posted: Yesterday, 6:25pm
This is a fantastic movie movie from one of my favorite directors. Really no flaws I could see. Maybe I'm just gushing, idk. But man, this movie blew me away. It completely subverted my expectations. This is a thinking mans(or womans ) alien movie. Sorry for being so vague, but this is one movie you don't want spoiled for you. Great movie. 5 out of 5.

~Zack~
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Killer (Short 6 Pages)   (reply) Posted by: Ashlie
Date Posted: Yesterday, 5:50pm
Take it from someone with very little tact. Just because you didn't intend it to be offensive doesn't mean it's not.

But it is interesting that from the above that is all you took from this.  That I misunderstood. Well, thanks for explaining that to me.
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Killer (Short 6 Pages)   (reply) Posted by: Steven
Date Posted: Yesterday, 5:43pm
So what happened was your assumptions gave led you to a conclusion that wasn't the intent.

I can write a female character, no problem. I can't write sports. Therefore, I can't write a female character in a sports film.

There is literally nothing offensive about that.
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Killer (Short 6 Pages)   (reply) Posted by: Ashlie
Date Posted: Yesterday, 5:33pm

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As to the menopause comment, take a joke, please. I don't think Simplyscripts is the place to start an argument or point out someone's ignorance on specific gender related things.


If not here then where? On a forum that is all about nurturing the future writers of the world one thing we should never do is make light that we don't know things about the characters we plan on writing and the stories we intend to put out in the world.

We can all learn a thing or two from each other.

lol it's not an argument. Whenever a woman pushes back against a highly offensive thing a man has said it does not make it an argument.

But do realize that you said it shouldn't be too difficult to write for a bunch o...

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Killer (Short 6 Pages)   (reply) Posted by: Steven
Date Posted: Yesterday, 4:58pm
Ok, I didn't realize we were in an actual debate here.

But to answer your question, no, knowing one type of person does not mean you know all other people of the same type.

That being said, I couldn't write in the sports genre because I'm not too keen on sports. Those that I do follow, I'm not educated enough to write anything based in that world.

As to the menopause comment, take a joke, please. I don't think Simplyscripts is the place to start an argument or point out someone's ignorance on specific gender related things.
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Killer (Short 6 Pages)   (reply) Posted by: Ashlie
Date Posted: Yesterday, 4:53pm
Yeah, bc one is a basis for all.

Did she tell you that women are incapable of being the subject of sports films and that menopause happens at 60? I'm just asking for real.
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Killer (Short 6 Pages)   (reply) Posted by: Steven
Date Posted: Yesterday, 4:45pm
Well, I am married to one that I've known for about 13 years, so I'd like to think I know at least one very well.
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Killer (Short 6 Pages)   (reply) Posted by: Ashlie
Date Posted: Yesterday, 4:44pm

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I mean, unless I'm tasked to write about a 60 something year old woman going through menopause...then we might have a problem.



lol, you really think menopause happens at 60? lol oh man this is gonna be soooo good.
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Killer (Short 6 Pages)   (reply) Posted by: Ashlie
Date Posted: Yesterday, 4:43pm
Yeah, THAT will be a big stretch. You so obviously know women your own age in and out.
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Killer (Short 6 Pages)   (reply) Posted by: Steven
Date Posted: Yesterday, 4:40pm
I mean, unless I'm tasked to write about a 60 something year old woman going through menopause...then we might have a problem.

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Killer (Short 6 Pages)   (reply) Posted by: Ashlie
Date Posted: Yesterday, 4:39pm
It shouldn't be hard considering we are such simple creatures.
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Killer (Short 6 Pages)   (reply) Posted by: Steven
Date Posted: Yesterday, 4:32pm
I just RSVP'd, so hopefully I'm not too late.

Writing for a bunch of females shouldn't be too difficult, unless it's in the sports genre. I've never tried anything in the straight up comedy world, but this could be a fun way to start.
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The Real January 2017 OWC Theme Is...   (reply) Posted by: Reef Dreamer
Date Posted: Yesterday, 4:31pm
First draft done

Man, does that need some work. But it's a start.
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Killer (Short 6 Pages)   (reply) Posted by: Ashlie
Date Posted: Yesterday, 4:25pm
Good luck. Hope your doing the OWC.
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Killer (Short 6 Pages)   (reply) Posted by: Steven
Date Posted: Yesterday, 4:22pm
In the short story, neither is a serial killer. It's revealed that Evelyn has asked men to do this before, hence the bruising under her make up. But I go one step further, she has "hesitation marks" on her ribs from men who got to the point with the knife, but couldn't commit.

Jacob, on the other hand, kept getting flashes of his ex while Evelyn would carry on about wanting to die, and when seeing the bruises. During the events of the night, Evelyn would be physically replaced with his ex, similar to what happened in Vanilla Sky with Cameron Diaz and Penelope Cruz.

I probably should have went with that idea, but who cares, honestly. I'm making it a point to write a short every day, out of the ideas that I already hav...

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Killer (Short 6 Pages)   (reply) Posted by: Ashlie
Date Posted: Yesterday, 4:17pm
Trust me. It is. lol

But only because when you're looking at the two characters they both exhibit the classic characteristics of a serial killer; close watching of victims, charisma, sexual abuse etc. Serial killers are usually white men, highly educated, with upper-middle class upbringing. Which is what make them so terrifying. Nobody would ever suspect that little Jeffrey Dahmer was raping and then eating boys and men. He was quiet but very sweet. And unassuming.

Most female serial killers usually kill for purposes close to them. The blood countess was vain and ultimately worried that her looks would fade so she murdered young women for their blood.

Aileen W killed as a push back to male abuse.

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