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I think one of the mistakes here is TOO much dialogue. I think there were a couple of pages where it was almost all dialogue and they kep interrupting each other to the point where you lost me on what was going on.
Itís not a rom-com, by my definition, at least. The writing itself isnít bad, but itís about 2 pages too long. Give it a good edit and you might have something here.
Hmm. I really like the idea of this one, but I had to keep going back and rereading the dialog. Not that the dialog was bad, it was just that the characters kept talking over each other, especially at near the end.
Also, the end seems a little too, well, easy. They just kinda believe each others lies at the end.
Funny enough. And besides the dialog issues I've already noted, the writing is clean.
This could work, given a bit more room to breathe. It's easy to see what you were going for, but it stretches believeability and the climax is a confusing mess of overlapping dialogue that kind of works but not the way you've written it. The most confusing line for me was the first mention of Maggie, I had to go back and re-read that a few times, especially when it became clear that Leslie was actually Oliver's wife. Relationships haven't yet been established that early in the script, so a like like "return home to your loving wife" is super confusing, it suggests an actual third party instead of her simply referring to herself in the third person.
The swearing is completely out of place, it doesn't belong in this script. Aside from that, there is decent dialogue on display, a strong sense of cinematography, and the story works overall. I don't know how funny it is, that would really depend on the actors, but there is the potential for laughs. The characters need work, Oliver and Leslie are strong characters but they're exactly the same, and James has the depth of a puddle, he's a cardboard cutout of a butler.
No real romance, more like lip service. The only hint of romance is Oliver and Maggie, and that's just a plot device.
It's a decent script, it could be much better and easy to film.
I don't get this at all. I get what you were going for with the over politeness but it's not really funny and the back and forth back and forth back and forth is just too hard to keep up with. Without much action it's just hard for me to see where this is going and with the constant stiff upper lip I really have no way of knowing where the characters are either.