Script Review: SOLOMON KANE

April 19, 2009

Screenplay by Michael J. Bassett Undated Draft In 1928, a good five years before the first tales of a certain Cimmerian swordsman by the name of Conan saw print, the pulp magazine Weird Tales published [click for more]

Script Review: GREEN LANTERN

February 5, 2009

This weekend at the New York Comic Con, a panel will be held to celebrate the 50th anniversary of one of DC Comics’ long-running heroes , the intergalactic cop/superhero Green Lantern. Steeped in science-fiction, Green [click for more]

Script Review: X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE

January 1, 2009

Screenplay by David Benioff Current Revisions By David Ayer June 1, 2006 Reviewed By Rich Drees With the rise in overall quality in comic book-to-film adaptations, studios have started to give more careful thought towards [click for more]

Script Review: THE HAPPENING

March 10, 2008

Screenplay by M. Night Shyamalan January 7, 2007 “An apocalyptic tone poem.” That’s how Fellini described Alfred Hitchcock’s nature-strikes-out-at-man thriller The Birds. It’s also one apt description for M. Night Shyamalan’s latest screenplay, The Happening, [click for more]

Script Review: JENNIFER’S BODY

February 26, 2008

In addition to becoming one of those increasingly rare combinations of critical darling and box office smash, the indie comedy Juno managed the even rarer feat of catapulting its first time screenwriter Diablo Cody into [click for more]

Script Review: CASINO ROYALE

June 7, 2007

Screenplay by Neal Purvis & Robert Wade Second Set of Revisions by Paul Haggis Draft Dated December 13, 2005 Any film franchise that wants to achieve any amount of longevity is going to have to [click for more]

Script Review: THE TONY CLIFTON STORY

February 20, 2007

Screenplay by Andy Kaufman and Bob Zmuda Second Draft January 1, 1980 Without a doubt, one of the most unique comic voices of the 20th century was Andy Kaufman. Hailing from a deceptively average upbringing [click for more]

Script Review: ET II Story Treatment

December 25, 2005

Story Treatment by Steven Spielberg and Melissa Mathison Even before the summer of 1982 was half over, it had become obvious that Steven Spielberg’s E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial was well on its way to becoming not [click for more]

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