By the first 20 pages I was hooked. Completely. I read it in one sitting and at times it made me laugh out loud. The characters were so well written and I could see the film in my head play almost instantly as I read it.
It was very well paced and the structure was strong, I was surprised at how water tight it was.
Apart from the mistakes you've already mentioned in your profile, I really couldn't fault this. I've already recommended this several people and I will continue to pioneer it. You will no doubt have reviewers telling them it reminded them of Charlie Kauffman or like something Spike Jonze or Michel Gondry would do- take it as a complement. There's a difference between influence and theft! It didn't feel like a rip off, it felt totally fresh and yet had a familiar quality to it.
Well deserved screenplay of the month. An excellent, excellent read.
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