Category Archives: Writing Insights

INSIGHTS: Nothing dates faster than the future. Writing Science Fiction…

Most sci-fi is just fantasy in a different setting. But when writing science fiction all writers need to pay attention to what’s really changing and happening now, if they want their writing to catch our imaginations and stand the test of time. Watching ALIENS again after twenty years (it’s actually over 30 years old, but

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First Look: JUSTICE LEAGUE Review

In this JUSTICE LEAGUE review, Jamie White gives his verdict on DC’s superhero team-up and why he’d be more optimistic about seeing more DCEU films in the future… I love DC. Their characters are rich, the storylines can be tragic, entertaining and enjoyable. I hate the DC expanded universe (DCEU). It’s been dull, gloomy, just

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ScriptPipeline’s October 2017 Script Sales review

ScriptPipeline’s October 2017 Script Sales review – Hanks set to go post-apocalyptic, Bob is getting a movie, and Michael Bay is working with… Dora the Explorer? As Script Pipeline points out, script sales slowed down in the month of October. As the industry moves closer to Christmas the Hollywood “off-season” feeling is starting to creep

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First Look: THOR: RAGNAROK Review

Disney. Marvel. Superheroes. Every time I feel like I’m done with the genre, Marvel seems to release a film that draws me back in… well, a little bit. This year that film was not THOR: RAGNAROK, it was SPIDERMAN: HOMECOMING. But without Spidey’s refreshing re-introduction I wouldn’t have even thought about watching the third THOR

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WriteMovies’ Favorite Horror Films Part Two

As Halloween approaches, the WriteMovies team give their list of favorite horror films and why they love them. This time, Ian Kennedy on BLACK SWAN as a horror and why horrors struggle to scare sometimes. I like the psychological ones best, they can really get under our skin – isn’t BLACK SWAN a kind of

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WriteMovies’ Favorite Horror Films Part One

As Halloween approaches, the WriteMovies team give their list of favorite horror films and why they love them. First up, Jamie White talks aliens, the psyche, and Spanish zombies. I’m not a big horror fan. I usually don’t find them to be substantial enough in story, theme, or even, well… horror. But there’s a couple of

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Is this write on the money? Best Screenwriters List

Is this best screenwriters list write on the money? Screenwriters working right now pick their top 100 screenwriters of all time – who are your top writers? Check out the list right here: http://www.vulture.com/2017/10/100-greatest-screenwriters-of-all-time-ranked.html This is a very well put together list by a group of currently working screenwriters. Although we’d question how low down

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