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Forum: Films 10-14-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 131
Posted By Southern_land
Re: The next TERMINATOR flick

it looks truly horrible. A recycling of catch phrases and characters.

look at the original T movie. There was Sarah Connor and there was Kyle Reece as principle speaking roles, Arnie "acted" but...
Forum: Writing Exercises 10-14-2019, 02:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 658
Posted By Southern_land
Re: The next writing exercise

Cheers for that. Ok folks this contest is live

- 8 pages (or less)
- Deadline is the 25th
-
- "that awkward moment when you're digging a hole to bury a body... and you find another body."

Entries...
Forum: Writing Exercises 10-13-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 658
Posted By Southern_land
Re: The next writing exercise

Unless dpaterso wants to handle the pointy end (given my proven and embarrassing inability to count past three and tally scores) send them through to me.
Forum: Writing Exercises 10-13-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 658
Posted By Southern_land
Re: The next writing exercise

To be honest I'm not sure. When I suggested the idea it had just popped up as a meme on FB. Thought what the hell.

So yeah I guess a twist or muddying the waters in 8 pages and surprising folks...
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 10-12-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By Southern_land
Forum: Writing Exercises 10-12-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 658
Posted By Southern_land
Re: The next writing exercise

yep cool 25th. i have two pages of mind numbing brilliance
Forum: Agents, Lawyers & Managers 10-12-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By Southern_land
Re: Benefits Of Getting An Entertainment Lawyer Before Agent or Manager

Why? I mean I understand someone at some stage thought it was a good idea and made a law, but why? Legally, morally what are the downsides?
Forum: Writing Exercises 10-10-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 658
Posted By Southern_land
Re: The next writing exercise

Yep I'm in... thats 2-3...
Forum: Television 10-10-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 124
Posted By Southern_land
Re: The Graham Norton Show

yeah I love some of the Americans' reactions to the British anecdotes ... WTF you can't say that on TV!!! Then some of them realise that well, actually, you can.
Forum: Screenwriting 10-07-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 269
Posted By Southern_land
Re: Who Will Be The First To Put One Of These Satanic Horrors In Their Screenplay?

Yeah stumbled across that a few months ago, another cool "oddity" is three women playing bagpipes Scots, American and Indian

However if you really want Satanic extras try Youtubing Clandonnia. ...
Forum: Screenwriting 10-07-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 798
Posted By Southern_land
Re: Where do you like to write?

Mindless work is great. I can generally trip my brain into "I'd rather be anywhere but here" mod in seconds and start chipping away at any number of story problems.

Writing though? At home, with...
Forum: Writing Exercises 10-06-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By Southern_land
Forum: Writing Exercises 10-06-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By Southern_land
Forum: Writing Exercises 10-03-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By Southern_land
Forum: Writers & Scripts 10-02-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,678
Posted By Southern_land
Re: Passengers

...and I didn't even go down the fringe dweller path of waking livestock!!!
Forum: Writers & Scripts 10-02-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,678
Posted By Southern_land
Re: Passengers

I recall there being a bit of hate for this movie when it came out for the obvious reason but I wonder if the hate would have gotten worse if...

- a woman had woken a guy (lets face it life is chock...
Forum: Writing Exercises 10-01-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 658
Posted By Southern_land
Re: The next writing exercise

25th? Ready for the 31st, maybe with a Halloween vibe? Gwad that seems like a long time for a 8 pager!

What's everyone else's thoughts?
Forum: Films 10-01-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 508
Posted By Southern_land
Re: Horror Movies

Yep I luvs me some horror. My personal favourite was the original Elm street. Watched it by myself and left the theatre about 10PM to a deserted street with a serious case of the...
Forum: Films 09-28-2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 207
Posted By Southern_land
Re: Great trailer for el Camino

For the purposes of revenge he'll become Heisenberg, back from the dead
Forum: Films 09-27-2019, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 207
Posted By Southern_land
Great trailer for el Camino

This (https://www.inverse.com/article/59536-el-camino-trailer-breaking-bad-vince-gilligan) looks good. I love a trailer that doesn't give away the story beat for beat. Makes me even keener to...
Forum: Screenwriting 09-26-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,729
Posted By Southern_land
Re: Loving your character too much

Seaside towns are great.

walk on the beach, come home

write

walk to the local pub, come home

write
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 09-24-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,529
Posted By Southern_land
Re: Feature or TV

Surely it helps if you're not second guessing yourself... if you know there's a 'realistic' market at the end of 95pages you're going to approach the writing more confidently?
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 09-22-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,031
Posted By Southern_land
Re: Selling a pilot script on spec?

Congrats on the 'success'. What was the genre?

Should have scrolled down further .... what Gucci asked...
Forum: Business Questions and Advice 09-22-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 302
Posted By Southern_land
Re: Web Series

Bottom line is, unless you're doping as a show piece for your skills, how do you make it profitable?

5-6 minute youtube clip you get a few friends and wannabe actors together and bang it together...
Forum: Screenwriting 09-22-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By Southern_land
Re: Best Hooks in TV and Movies

Opening scene of West wing S01 E01 where Sam Seabourne wakes up with the escort and gets the text about POTUS. Drops the viewer straight into the action and hooks them
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