The Last Boy Scout

21st January 2017 @matcoop 0

The screenwriter Shane Black wrote The Last Boy Scout and I remember watching it a lot growing up. The film has been criticised for its […]

Currently working on…

4th September 2016 @matcoop 0

Hi regular readers, I’m pressing pause on the weekly blogposts for the next few weeks as I’ve landed my dream script writing job. However, it’s […]

Light Sleeper

8th May 2016 @matcoop 0

Paul Shrader has never lost his love for Bresson and Light Sleeper for me is the closest he’s got to matching the master. It’s a […]

Hear My Song

12th December 2015 @matcoop 0

Whimsy? I can’t write about whimsy without mentioning Hear My Song. I was lucky enough to meet director Peter Chelsom and talk to him about […]

State of Grace

4th December 2015 @matcoop 0

Phil Joanu’s State of Grace was released at the same time as Goodfellas. Goodfellas is about the mafia (mainly Italian descent gangsters). State of Grace […]

Matthew Cooper

Script report service

23rd May 2015 @matcoop 0

I get asked about doing script reports a lot. A script report generally outlines your plot, looks at what works and what doesn’t and highlights […]