If I Could Travel To An Alternate Universe, It Would Be One Where James Cameron Never Made Avatar

No, this isn’t an Avatar-bashing blog post, despite the title. Rather I see the following words as an exploration of a missed opportunity. A few days ago someone asked a … Continue reading If I Could Travel To An Alternate Universe, It Would Be One Where James Cameron Never Made Avatar

If I Could Write… Deadpool!

Talk about an odd journey to the big screen! After all, how often do you get a movie greenlit based entirely on positive reactions to illegally leaked test footage? But … Continue reading If I Could Write… Deadpool!

Frasier and His 11 Most Memorable Episodes

If the mid-1990s to early-2000s could be defined by one single comedy series, it’s not a stretch to say that most people would pick Friends as the one that illustrated … Continue reading Frasier and His 11 Most Memorable Episodes

My Attempt To Write A Simpsons Episode And A Few Other Experiences

You know, looking back it’s kind of laughable that my original intention for this blog was to write about my screenwriting career. In two years I’ve written a grand total … Continue reading My Attempt To Write A Simpsons Episode And A Few Other Experiences

Directing Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol 3 – Who’s Getting The Gig?

This whole high-profile firing of directors is becoming a thing, isn’t it? I refer, of course, to the recent firing of director and writer James Gunn from Guardians of the … Continue reading Directing Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol 3 – Who’s Getting The Gig?

If I Could Write… Minions!

Has there ever been a supporting character that has taken over a franchise to quite the same extent as those yellow bastards? I speak, of course, of the follically challenged … Continue reading If I Could Write… Minions!

We Need a Story to Inspire a Nation – A Look at Their Finest (2017)

The first of two Dunkirk related films to be released this year, Their Finest (adapted from the 2009 novel Their Finest Hour and a Half) is definitely one of those stereotypical period … Continue reading We Need a Story to Inspire a Nation – A Look at Their Finest (2017)

Time to Take The Blue Pill And Explore Plot-lines For A Matrix Spin-off!

By now you’ve all heard that Warner Brothers have fired the starting gun for an expansion of the Matrix Universe. The details are light, but it seems that Zak Penn … Continue reading Time to Take The Blue Pill And Explore Plot-lines For A Matrix Spin-off!

If I Could Write… Terminator! (Part 1)

Author’s Note: This article ended up being really long, so it’s split into two parts. Man, they really did try after Terminator 2, didn’t they? 3 Movies. 3 Sequels. And … Continue reading If I Could Write… Terminator! (Part 1)

My thoughts on Passengers (2016) and the art of storytelling

[Spoilers for Passengers, 24 (TV Show), What Lies Beneath and No Country for Old Men.] You know what got me into storytelling? An episode of Star Trek. Specifically Season 5, … Continue reading My thoughts on Passengers (2016) and the art of storytelling