What would you do if you were ship wrecked on an island that appeared to be inhabited by cannibals?
After finishing in the top ten percent of a contest, a screenplay I had written was picked up by an Independent Director. He sent it to Miramax where it was given a preliminary approval. That was August 2001. 9-11 came along, and...
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After finishing in the top ten percent of a contest, a screenplay I had written was picked up by an Independent Director. He sent it to Miramax where it was given a preliminary approval. That was August 2001. 9-11 came along, and the project was dropped, along with many others, as I'm sure everyone is aware. I enjoy the creativity of writing, and aim for realism, in my work.
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Reviews by Anthony J. 25
A review of Norm (V.3.)by Anthony J. on 02/15/2012There is not much to criticize. You've done a very good job. A very easy read. Minimal characters, and locations. One thing; the reflections in the headstone, and jewelry. I assume there was some symbolism, but I missed your goal. The only criticism I can come up with is that Shelley, Mort and the Principle all speak with the same dry sarcastic humor. If you could find so... read
A review of Help Yourself, revisedby Anthony J. on 01/29/2012Firstly I would recommend getting yourself a copy of "Screenwriter's Bible" by David Trottier. It is suggested that sound effects be capitalized. Such as toilet flushes s/b toilet FLUSHES. A big problem I see is there are way too many characters, and many of them speak with the same voice. (a problem I've been told I am also guilty of) Many of them have that same clipped sarcastic... read
A review of The Gospel of Maireby Anthony J. on 12/03/2011My assumption is that Maire had an affair with the priest? If that is so why not eye contact when she was in church? In my opinion the ending could have been a little less cryptic. The story bogged down in some spots. Particularly with the introductions of the neighbors. You mentioned their names then again when Maire acknowledged them. I feel that was redundant. I would have... read