The Red Sea Diving Resort (2019)

24th May 2020 @matcoop 0

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.

Triple Frontier (2019)

24th May 2020 @matcoop 0

As the hardest working UK script consultant and script writer for hire in the business, I found myself watching Triple Frontier (2019) on NetFlix this week, in fact, I’ve watched it twice in the last seven days. Did I enjoy it? Read on to find out…

Jackie Brown (1997)

9th May 2020 @matcoop 0

Regular readers will know I swing between loathing Quentin Tarantino to singing his praise from the high heavens.  I really am that confused about him. […]

Rescue Dawn (2006)

9th May 2020 @matcoop 0

Werner Herzog’s Rescue Dawn from 2006 sits alongside his version of Bad Lieutenant (2009) which are both essentially ‘Hollywood’ films, but with that distinct Herzog […]

Script consultant UK reports on The Hustler (1961)

4th May 2020 @matcoop 0

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.

UK Script consultant on The Brinks Job (1978)

27th April 2020 @matcoop 0

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.