Eric Maloney 

member since 01/20/2007 | last login 12/16/2014

I am an ex-journalist who now makes a living (sort of) selling antiquarian books....

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I am an ex-journalist who now makes a living (sort of) selling antiquarian books.

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Reviews by Eric Maloney 208

  • A review of Wait for Morning
    by Eric Maloney on 10/20/2014
    There's some potential here for an interesting, low-key, character-driven drama that explores the question of how much responsibility we bear for the self-destructive acts of loved ones and how we overcome the guilt that is sometimes the consequence of our inaction. However, while these ideas are suggested at various points in the script, I feel that both the protagonist and... read
  • A review of Listen
    by Eric Maloney on 04/22/2014
    This is a pretty tight little Gothic horror flick. You've obviously written this to be filmed with little to no budget, and I think you do a pretty good job of using your sets effectively. You've got several good, scary scenes, particularly those in the basement in the third act, and your characters are for the most part believable (at least, they are once they get their legs)... read
  • A review of Extradition (2.5)
    by Eric Maloney on 04/14/2014
    This is a well-paced screenplay with a simple, direct story and style that are appropriate for the genre. The non-extradition angle is a good one, and the idea of an aggrieved American traveling to a strange land to get justice, while not original, has potential. However, I realized at about the halfway point that I felt entirely disengaged from the protagonist. I didn't... read
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Comments About Eric Maloney 69

  • Michael Keller on 11/03/2014

    Thanks so much for slipping your insights in under the bell! You make some very valid points. I'm working on giving the character a few more redeeming qualities (without going so far as to make him an aw-shucks, stand-up guy).
  • wopdom on 04/22/2014

    Thanks for your careful review of LISTEN. I uploaded a freshly-completed first draft, so all of your statements are valid and will be helpful when I give it some more work.
  • macaggiano on 04/21/2014

    Thanks for the notes on Extradition, much appreciated.
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