What I love about Holland’s Spider-Man, is that he isn’t this perfect, graceful, guy who is in-tune with his powers. Yes, he’s good and he’s strong but he makes mistakes. Not just that, but he’s a kid and even better, he is treat like one. No one is making excuses for him, and the big guys – Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr) and friends, primarily – are at least trying to look out for him, although sometimes they do kind of hinder him.
When your story is ready for rewrite, cut it to the bone. Get rid of every ounce of excess fat. This is going to hurt; revising a story down to the bare essentials is always a little like murdering children, but it must be done.
Week Two. The above quote is from my favourite author, Stephen King. I know I’m not writing a novel, but I feel that this quote applies. This week I’ve been shaping and moulding my script. Something that I struggle with,… Read More ›
I recently saw The Purge (James DeMonaco) at the cinema. Please note before reading any further that this blog will contain spoilers. The basic premise of the film, set in 2022, is that a new government has taken over, and… Read More ›