Although they are the coin of the realm in Hollywood and other film industry areas, the screenplay is an odd thing to read. Good ones flow like a solidly written story. Harlan Ellison was the master of the readable script, and his work on the television pilot sequel to A Boy and His Dog is […]Read more "And say goodbye to my wife for me. I’ll say hello to yours.: S. Craig Zahler’s Bone Tomahawk"
Synopsis: When a pair of uncouth murderers (David Arquette and the recently departed Sid Haig) flee a posse and cross into a strange burial ground, they cannot know the horror they will unleash. One of them falls almost immediately and the other flees. Unlike what the Good Book says, this guilty man is pursued. From […]Read more "SHOCKtober Movies: Bone Tomahawk"
To celebrate this week’s release of her newest novella, Kaysee Renee Robichaud will take us inside her approach to storytelling, pulling away the many masks a writer can wear in order to shed some light on some of the more troublesome assumptions in internet criticism. # Writing What You Know Vs. Writing What You Believe […]Read more "TUESDAY TEASE: Kaysee Renee Robichaud’s ATTENDANTS TO THE MASQUERADE"
Synopsis: When federal marshal Griff (Barry Sullivan) and his two brothers come to Cochise County Arizona on an errand to fetch a man accused of stealing from the mail, they find a town quite unlike any other they have encountered before. The largest landowner and the real power behind the place is a tough as […]Read more "MOVIE MONDAYS: FORTY GUNS"
Synopsis: In their first anthology film, Joel and Ethan Coen present six stories set in the old west that existed both within and apart from American mythology. The first story, “The Ballad of Buster Scruggs” finds the titular character (Tim Blake Nelson) and his trusty horse Dan making their way from wilderness to town, encountering […]Read more "MOVIE MONDAYS: THE BALLAD OF BUSTER SCRUGGS"