I’m Back!

I’m Back!

Did you miss me? Not even realize I was gone? Well either way, after a two week blogcation, I’m back baby! Here are some things to look forward to in the next week or so: I’ve decided to start a new feature where I take a look at the craft of modern...
What’s Your Blind Spot?

What’s Your Blind Spot?

The Blind Spot There’s an exceptional writer in one of my screenwriting groups. We’ll probably all be enjoying her movies in a few years, but in the meantime, she has what I call a “blind spot.” A blind spot is a fundamental problem with a...
Oscar Themed Links

Oscar Themed Links

In anticipation of the 82nd Academy Awards celebration tonight, I’ve collected a few cool Oscar themed links: * Tavis Coburn, of The Dutch Uncle Agency, created vintage style movie posters for all the British Academy Film Awards nominees (which are also up for...
Top Four!

Top Four!

Writing feature screenplays is hard work. Every now and again I find a great excus — er… exercise, that allows me to focus on something else for a while.1 So when Julie Gray, of the popular web site JustEffing.com, held a one page scene competition, it...
Cracked Movie Articles

Cracked Movie Articles

The good folks at Cracked.com have some hilarious and surprisingly insightful articles about movies. Here are some of my faves: 6 Insane Fan Theories That Actually Make Great Movies Better 5 Gaping Plot Holes Hollywood Knows You Won’t Notice 5 Things Hollywood...