Film Notes: A Story Blog

Story Structure;

Story Structure

July 27, 2017

Great ideas come to many people. The ability to move an idea from concept to completed script is another skill entirely.

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Crafting the Logline;

Crafting the Logline

May 11, 2017

Loglines are so tough. You're distilling 100+ pages of story down to a one or two sentence description. It's like cutting the trailer for a film.

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Jurassic World: The Real Sequel;

Jurassic World: The Real Sequel

June 19, 2015

This film rocked! It is the sequel I always wanted to see from the original Jurassic Park. Remove 2 & 3 and insert Jurassic World.

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The Maze Runner;

The Maze Runner

January 9, 2015

An awesome concept that ended up as a film that made be feel as confused as those locked within the high stone walls.

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The Company You Keep;

The Company You Keep

July 3, 2014

The Company You Keep has some of the best acting you've seen from people like Shia LaBeouf and Brendan Gleeson.

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The Film All Should See;

The Film All Should See

March 18, 2014

Soon after hitting play the story sucked me in and thawed my cold ideas about this animated flick. Highly recommended!

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Die Hard & Olympus Has Fallen;

Die Hard & Olympus Has Fallen

November 28, 2013

It's a fact - most stories have been told. But this new flick felt so close to the original Die Hard I had to write about it.

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