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
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!
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
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
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?
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!
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!
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)
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!
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)
[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
[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