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.

Hooper (1978)

9th September 2018 @matcoop 0

The great Burt Reynolds passed away earlier this week. As part of the video shop generation in 80s – I pretty much grew on Burt […]

Dillinger (1973)

26th July 2018 @matcoop 0

Well, there isn’t a wasted frame in Dillinger, the first proper film directed by John Milius, one of the original movie brats (and apparently the […]

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Looking forward to 2018

30th December 2017 @matcoop 0

We’re approaching New Year’s Eve and I thought I’d pen a little blogpost looking back at 2017. As a script writer for hire I’ve had more […]


18th February 2017 @matcoop 0

Sorry for the blogpost drying up over the past couple of weeks. As a script writer for hire  & UK script consultant I don’t think I’ve […]