I’ve been glued to Netflix in the past few weeks, watching as many originals as I could. As well as Triple Frontier which I blogged about today also (see previous post) I also watched The Red Sea Diving Resort as well, another film (and Netflix original), which tries hard and just falls short.
As a UK script consultant and script writer for hire I was looking at the list of best British films on Wikipedia the other day. There’s some cracking films on there, and a lot of dross, or very odd choices too.
As a UK script consultant and script writer for hire I caught up with The Hustler (1961) again recently. It’s one of, if not the best film about gambling and sports ever made. It’s also a character study, and shines a light on how winning, can sometimes be unpleasant.
As a UK script consultant and leading UK script writer for hire, I’m a big fan of director William Friedkin. I was pleased to catch up with The Brinks Job recently, a true crime story and one of the directors most light hearted films.
As a UK script consultant and leading UK script writer for hire, I have read and continue to read every decent book on films and filmmaking that I can get my hands on.
As a UK script consultant and leading script writer for hire, luckily I’ve been pretty busy during lockdown with script writing commissions and script reports for clients across the world.
As a UK script consultant and leading script writer for hire, I’ve been around the UK film industry on and off since the mid 1990s. Someone else who’s been around a long time (on and off) is Richard Stanley, the director of Color out of Space (US spelling).
I’m 46 years old next week, one of the reasons I’ve been a UK script consultant and script writer for hire for the last twenty six years is Betamax video.