morgands1 

member since 11/19/2002 | last login 09/24/2013

David Morgan is a journalist, editor and multimedia producer who has written on film production and media issues for the Los Angeles Times, Newsday, Metropolis, The Hollywood Reporter, American Cinematographer, Millimeter, Sight & Sound, Empire, Ciak si Gira, Flix and others. He...

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David Morgan is a journalist, editor and multimedia producer who has written on film production and media issues for the Los Angeles Times, Newsday, Metropolis, The Hollywood Reporter, American Cinematographer, Millimeter, Sight & Sound, Empire, Ciak si Gira, Flix and others. He has been a producer for ABCNEWS.com and CBSNews.com, and co-produced and wrote the interactive supplementary sections of The Criterion Collection's laserdisc/DVD editions of Terry Gilliam's BRAZIL and THE ADVENTURES OF BARON MUNCHAUSEN, documenting and analyzing the production of those films, analyzing script drafts, and recording audio commentary. He is author/editor of a series of film books for Avon Books/HarperCollins, including MONTY PYTHON SPEAKS! (1999), John Anderson's SUNDANCING (2000), and KNOWING THE SCORE (2000). He has written several feature-length and short-form screenplays, both solo and in collaboration; his first script was a finalist for the Sundance Screenwriters' Lab. He lives in New York City.

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Reviews by morgands1 63

  • A review of A Final Boundary
    by morgands1 on 10/17/2005
    I have to say I wanted to like this script more than I did, as there was an intriguing build-up in the introduction of Patrick and the set-up of his situation hiding out in Belgium. You were very effective in detailing his flight and evasion of the Germans and his being led by the family to a safe house, but once there you started running into problems. First, the tension... read
  • A review of Followed
    by morgands1 on 10/05/2005
    I think this will need a lot of work on several levels, not least of which is that many of the dramatic presumptions you make are unwieldy and probably would escape the audience -- i.e., when we see a skeleton how are we to know WHOSE skeleton it is? The opening set-up with the family is OK, although the wife seems unusually blase about her injured husband's disappearance... read
  • by morgands1 on 10/05/2005
    I have to say I admire the concept of the illegal bare knuckles football match-ups, particularly with the cops eagerly participating. But while the action scenes are crisp and well written, the characters and their interactions and dialogue off the field are substantially below par. Setting up the Vince/Denver relationship in the beginning got off well but I thought, given... read
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