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Home Of The Brave (And Of The Dead)

The screenwriting book I’m working through at the moment claims that aspiring writers should focus on knocking out scripts for TV shows rather than films, because there’s more space to be filled in the TV schedules, and therefore more of … Continue reading

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You Can’t Stop Rock ‘N’ Roll

I was pretty much sold on The Rocker (2008) as soon as I saw the DVD cover, with a long-haired Rainn Wilson giving me a double devil-horn salute… but the back cover blurb gave me pause. To wit: “Twenty years … Continue reading

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The “Ew” In “Super”

Considering how much I admire Michael Cera and Christopher Mintz-Plasse, it seems a little odd that it’s taken me so long to get around to watching Superbad (2007)… until you factor in how irritating I find Jonah Hill, and how … Continue reading

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The Tragic Kingdom

The cover of House Bunny (2008) proudly boasts that it comes “from the screenwriters who brought you Legally Blonde”… which is perfectly true, of course, but it’s not the whole truth. Legally Blonde (2001) was based on a previously published … Continue reading

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