Thursday, December 22, 2016

Post Zombie Apocalypse Holiday Tips!

Because you don't want the Zombie Apocalypse to ruin your holiday plans...



- Bill

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

1947 Roswell Santa Autopsy

Something that has been getting *zero* press from the WikiLeaks thing is this video uncovered of the 1947 Sleigh Crash and subsequent Autopsy of Santa at Roswell, NM. The brave people at Parabnormal have posted this *actual Government footage* on YouTube.



Like this? There's more! ParabNormal TV

Happy Holidays!

- Bill

Monday, December 12, 2016

Lancelot Link Monday: Free Screenplays Edition

Lancelot Link Monday! It's that time of year again! FREE LEGAL SCREENPLAY PDFs - for your consideration! Studios and producers put up links to the screenplays they think are their very best so that guild members can vote for them at Oscar time. But those links are easy for anyone to find, and that means *we* get to read some of the best screenplays of the year without fear of Copyright Police kicking down our doors! This week, we have all of the links I have found so far. Some of the studios haven't yet uploaded all of their screenplays - so check back to their For Your Consideration page every so often to see if that mess that is JASON BOURNE finally has a script uploaded. Why they think it's for ythe consideration of anyone other than paper recyclers is amazing to me... but when it pops up I *am* going to download it! While you're thinking about that, here are this week's links to some great screenwriting and film articles, plus some fun stuff that may be of interest to you. Brought to you by that suave and sophisticated secret agent...




Here are a dozen links plus this week's car chase...


1) Weekend Box Office Estimates:
1 Moana .......................... $18,842,000
2 Christmas Party ................ $17,500,000
3 Fantastic Beasts ............... $10,785,000
4 Arrival ......................... $5,600,000
5 Strange ......................... $4,631,000
6 Allied .......................... $4,000,000
7 Nocturnal ....................... $3,193,685
8 Manchester ...................... $3,155,330
9 Trolls .......................... $3,110,000
10 Hacksaw ......................... $2,300,000




2) Box Office Fall Slup Report From BO MOJO. But I predict that STAR WARS movie will end the year on a high note.

3) BLEECKER STREET Screenplays: EYE IN THE SKY, CAPTAIN FANTASTIC, ANTHROPOID, DENIAL.

4) PARAMOUNT's Screenplays: FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS, ARRIVAL, ALLIED, FENCES, SILENCE.

5) FOCUS FILMS Screenplays: KUBO, A MONSTER CALLS, LOVING, NOCTURNAL ANIMALS.

6) SONY CLASSICS Screenplays: THE COMMEDIAN< ELLE, I SAW THE LIGHT, HOLLARS, JULIETTA, MAGGIE'S PLAN, MEDDLER, MILES AHEAD.

7) UNIVERSAL Screenplays: HAIL, CAESAR!, MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 2, THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS, BRIDGET JONES'S BABY, THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, SING.

8) AMAZON STUDIOS Screenplays: MANCHESTER BY THE SEA, LOVE & FRIENSHIP, and more!

9) WARNER BROTHERS Screenplays: SULLY, and more!

10) VIKTOR FRNAKENSTEIN by Max Landis.

11) WALT DISNEY STUDIOS Screenplays: ZOOTOPIA, and many more!

12) FOX SEARCHLIGHT Screenplays: BIRTH OF A NATION, JACKIE.

And the Car Chase Of The Week:



Animated!

Bill

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Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Jane Austen's FIGHT CLUB

Because wearing a corset is worse than working in a cubicle...



I love the shot where the blood sprays from the gal's mouth in slow-mo.

And because everyone has this clip on their blog today, my bonus clip...

Sam Peckinpah's SALAD DAYS...



- Bill

Monday, December 05, 2016

Lancelot Link Monday: Interview Edition

Lancelot Link Monday! As Oscar Season approaches, the two great side effects of all of these Oscar campaigns for films like ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS: THE MOVIE are free legal screenplays and lots and lots of interviews with sreenwriters. I mean, as many as *5* interviews! Wow! While you're thinking about that, here are this week's links to some great screenwriting and film articles, plus some fun stuff that may be of interest to you. Brought to you by that suave and sophisticated secret agent...




Here are a dozen links plus this week's car chase...


1) Weekend Box Office Estimates:
1 Moana.. ........................ $28,373,000
2 Fan Beasts...................... $18,545,000
3 Arrival.......................... $7,300,000
4 Allied........................... $7,050,000
5 Strange.......................... $6,486,000
6 Trolls........................... $4,600,000
7 Hacksaw.......................... $3,400,000
8 BS2 ............................. $3,288,699
9 Incarnate........................ $2,659,000
10 Almost........................... $2,500,350


This year's box office continues to break records, 4.0% over last year, 8.4% over 2014, 3.4% over 2013, 3.1% over 2012, and 9.5% over 2011. And that new STAR WARS movie hasn't even opened yet (though many screenings are already sold out!).

2) Universal & WB Closing Theatrical Windows?

3) 10 Screenwriters To Watch (from Variety, not Homeland Security).

4) New York Critics Circle Winners.

5) Trailer For The New Remake Of THE MUMMY (1932).

6) STAR TREK: THE VOYAGE HOME writer on Eddie Murphy's role...

7) SICARIO Screenwriter On Why Emily Blunt's Character Is NOT In The Sequel.

8) DEADPOOL's Screenwriters On The Biz.

9) DIRTY PRETTY THINGS Screenwriter Steven Knight On Writing ALLIED.

10) AMERICAN PASTORAL writer John Romano on his writing process.

11) MAD SHELIA: VIRGIN ROAD? Yes, It's A Real Movie... and here's the trailer!

12) The Story Of A CHRISTMAS STORY.

And the Car Chase Of The Week:



TRANSPORTER.

Bill

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