jakenp 

member since 11/23/2010 | last login 07/03/2013

Thomas Edison said that success is 10 percent inspiration and 90 percent perspiration. Iíve found that screenwriting is similar, but a little bit different, in that itís 10 percent perspiration and 90 percent looking at facebook....

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Thomas Edison said that success is 10 percent inspiration and 90 percent perspiration. Iíve found that screenwriting is similar, but a little bit different, in that itís 10 percent perspiration and 90 percent looking at facebook.

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  • A review of Vengeance
    by jakenp on 02/07/2012
    Vengeance explores the classic Western premise of "main character is avenging someone's death." In this story, it is Chuck avenging his fathers. His sidekick Joe is around (with a twist at the end) and he is close with a family that keeps horses. He falls for the daughter in that family. Your story structure is actually pretty good. The twist at the end is competent. But... read
  • A review of FLOOD OF TEARS
    by jakenp on 02/04/2012
    Flood of Tears is the story of a British man who is caught in the Thailand during the tragic tsunami which occurred several years back. He goes there on a vacation that his family got for him and has a romance with a woman there who is reminiscent of (or actually) a childhood memory. The tragedy prompts him to finally grieve his deceased daughter, and reconnect with his ex-wife... read
  • A review of SENIOR DISCOUNTS
    by jakenp on 01/29/2012
    Senior Discounts is a comedy that follows Saul, a successful scumbag NY lawyer. He wants to get away from a cheating fiancee and sees a news story about a sinkhole and decides to buy a house in Florida and hope for the investment to appreciate. When he arrives at his new home, he realizes it is located in a retirement community. Your concept sets up a lot of comedic potential... read
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Comments About jakenp 64

  • Cobb05 on 02/08/2012

    No prob. I actually like a lot of different comedies and romantic comedies. Just to name a few. History of the World Part 1, National Lampoon's Vacation, Cannonball Run, Porky's, Clue, All of Me, The Man With Two Brains, Office Space, Neighbors, Super Troopers, Dazed and Confused, Used Cars, Clerks, Dogma, Superbad, Tropic Thunder, Role Models, Sex Drive, Hot Tub Time Machine, There's Something About Mary. Romantic Comedies: Just One of the Guys, Never Again, Dummy, Modern Romance, Fatso, The Lonely Guy, Overnight Delivery, Eagle vs Shark, Harold and Maude, High Fidelity, The Wedding Singer, Forgetting Sarah Marshall. I trired to make the list diverse.
  • **DELETED ACCOUNT** on 02/07/2012

    A note to say thanks very much for yoru review. Thanks for your kind words. And thanks for the notes - certainly something to work on. Much appreciated!
  • wlawrence on 01/23/2012

    Hey Jake -- thanks a ton for the review and the kind words. They mean a lot coming from a seasoned reviewer like you.
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