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

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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?

Sundance, Here We Come!

For those of you that have only been following my blog for a few months, you may not be aware that I actually started this endeavour in order to promote … Continue reading Sundance, Here We Come!

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)

Sherlock: Why Mary’s Story Had To End

[Spoilers for the BBC’s Sherlock TV show] It’s incredible to see the variety of emotions that people are experiencing after witnessing the final events of the New Years Day episode of … Continue reading Sherlock: Why Mary’s Story Had To End

Some 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 Some Thoughts On Passengers (2016) And The Art Of Storytelling

Wow! Shot my first film, won 2 awards, shortlisted for a £15,000 grant and lost my virginity!

What a week! What… A… Week…. Man, it was super hard at some points, but I managed to push through all the obstacles in my way and do something I’ve … Continue reading Wow! Shot my first film, won 2 awards, shortlisted for a £15,000 grant and lost my virginity!