jgravitch 

member since 07/02/2004 | last login 07/15/2006

I graduated from Northwestern with a film degree in 2000 and will be attending AFI for my MFA in Screenwriting starting this fall. Sleeping Outside in London is my 1st screenplay and I'm currently working on an espionage thriller centered around the...

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I graduated from Northwestern with a film degree in 2000 and will be attending AFI for my MFA in Screenwriting starting this fall. Sleeping Outside in London is my 1st screenplay and I'm currently working on an espionage thriller centered around the Israel-Palestine conflict.

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Reviews by jgravitch 19

  • A review of The Five Towns
    by jgravitch on 01/04/2005
    The ellipses...were overused. It seems like they were intended to simulate seamless cutting, but they made your directed paragraphs less so - writing it out and doing it with syntax would be more effective. Dialogue - too much 'telling'. You should let your dramatic situations do more of the talking, all of the expostulation, and overall the dialogue needs to be boiled down... read
  • A review of THE LAST VIKINGS
    by jgravitch on 12/27/2004
    This was a very competent script. The characters were well drawn and there was a real economy to the storyline that I appreciated. The craftmanship shown here is impeccable, and the only criticism I can offer is that it was so clinical in style that it seems like it was written via a checklist (which isn't necessarily a bad thing when it comes to this genre). It makes me think... read
  • by jgravitch on 08/05/2004
    From the start this script struck me for its spry and lively style. The characterizations were well drawn and I liked the story development leading up to the war. There were some nice moments during the transition - the contrast of Julio's lightness to the building weight and horror around him, and the moment in the trenches when Julio remembers the tango music in Paris - to... read
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