Tag Archives: Suspense

Don’t Get Your Hopes Up

Don’t you just hate it when someone tells you that this movie is sooo amazing? You have to see it! You will absolutely love it! When I finally do see it, my reaction, with rare exceptions, is “Ehh. It’s okay.” … Continue reading

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People Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Their Governments, and Governments Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Their People

Citizenfour, the documentary directed by Laura Poitras, doesn’t include a lot of new information that hadn’t already been revealed in the articles about Edward Snowden’s leaks. That said, it’s a fascinating look at how the story was broken, a great … Continue reading

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The Testimony of Erin J. and GSFF 2014

It’s time for some exciting news: Last fall I shot a short film called The Testimony of Erin J., which is about to be screened at The Garden State Film Festival in Atlantic City! You can see a trailer for … Continue reading

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L’Affaire Farewell

I don’t usually make a blanket recommendation of a movie, but I want to make an exception. Mainly it’s because I found this one while browsing Netflix- it was not recommended to me- and liked it so much I was … Continue reading

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Lipstick Lesbians vs. Lesbian Vampires

I finished another screenplay. I didn’t mean to, it was kind of an accident. Here’s what happened: A few months ago, rediscovered a movie I had heard about but hadn’t seen (still haven’t) called Lesbian Vampire Killers. As TVTropes tells … Continue reading

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Writing The Western Update VIII: In the Thick of Act III and Sergio Leone!

I’m sorry for the lack of updates, I’ve had to lay low for a while. I was able to get some work done on 10/15/11 and 10/17/11, when I got through two more scenes. We’re now into Act III, which … Continue reading

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Writing The Western Update VI: A Funny Thing Happened After I Was Done

Got through another scene today. I’m proud of how this one turned out. There was lots of action, and we got to try out some suspense. Character A wants to kill Character B to get the reward money, but Character … Continue reading

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Friday the 13th Part I: Andrew Watches Friday the 13th

A few weeks ago, Netflix expanded its Watch Instantly library, and I began a Super Secret Project. I would watch several entries from the Friday the 13th franchise, and provide you all with a five-part series about it, aided, of … Continue reading

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Friday the 13th Part IV: The Final Chapter on Suspense

Editor’s note: Fair warning- Several scenes of graphic, bloody violence are discussed in detail below. With pictures. Small children and people with heart conditions, by all means, continue. Part I. Part II. Part III. The Friday the 13th films are … Continue reading

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Friday the 13th Part V: A New Beginning

Part I. Part II. Part III. Part IV. In trying to keep these posts short, there are lots of things I couldn’t talk about. The emotionally distant characters and lack of suspense are only two reasons why I don’t think the … Continue reading

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