What if I told you that there was a new horror film coming from a Shyamalan but that it WASN’T M. Night Shyamalan? Would you believe me? Would I believe myself? Alas, this newsletter’s big script review comes from Night offspring. Are we ready for a whole new generation of twist endings? I also share […]
Yesterday, we took a look at a screenplay covering the famous Betty and Barney Hill UFO sighting. This, naturally, led to some discussion in the comments about the greatest UFO movie ever made, Close Encounters of the Third Kind. I don’t need a reason to get me to watch Close Encounters again. Just a passing […]
Genre: True Story/Sci-Fi Premise: The famous 1961 UFO case of Betty and Barney Hill, an interracial couple who had a close encounter of the 4th kind with aliens on a remote highway. About: This script finished Top 15 on last year’s Black List. Today’s writers have one small produced credit, called The Republic of Rick, […]
Genre: Thriller Premise: When a runner sells his extra New York Marathon entry off for cash, he unwittingly invites a terrorist into his life. About: This script sold for 750 thousand dollars back in 1995. Three writers wrote it. Kirk De Micco would go on to write The Croods and a lot of other kids […]
Genre: Comedy/Horror Premise: (from IMDB) An oddball group of cops, criminals, tourists and teens converge on a forest where a huge black bear goes on a murderous rampage after unintentionally ingesting cocaine. About: A couple of interesting tidbits about this one. A writer named Jimmy Warden wrote it. His only writing credit is as a […]