Category: Jeff Pinkner

  • Chronicle — motion picture review

    Written by Max Landis. In writing Chronicle, Landis has created the film character I personally find the most relatable. Andrew Detmer is an enclosed, anti-social school student with power fantasies and inappropriate sexual desires. There’s even a scene where, with his newly-found telekinetic powers, he accidentally spunks all over a girl. It goes in her hair, everywhere. […]

  • Screenwriter’s Dispatch: James Gunn’s The Belco Experiment

    On his Facebook page, James Gunn announced his new project, The Belco Experiment. South America’s The Belco Company is sealed-off and the employees told to kill each other or be killed themselves, leading to an escalation of violence revealing truths about The Belco Company’s employees. Gunn said It’s a script I wrote a few years ago, for […]

  • What the Marvel/Sony deal could, does and should mean…

    Marvel Entertainment released a press statement today, confirming that, after a long series of negotiations with Sony Pictures Entertainment, who own Spider-Man’s live-action rights, the character was finally to appear in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, alongside characters such as Iron Man, the Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America and the Guardians of the Galaxy.

  • BAFTA Film Awards – 2015 Original Screenplay nominations

    The BAFTA Film Awards airs tonight at 21:00 on BBC One HD, and will announce, among other things, the winners of the Best Original Screenplay and Best Adapted Screenplay awards.

  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2 — review

    Adapted by Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Jeff Pinkner from The Night Gwen Stacy Died by Gerry Conway.   Not gonna lie, I think The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is underrated. No, it isn’t on the level of The Amazing Spider-Man, or Spider-Man 2, but then no Spider-Man is on the level of Spider-Man 2, and a lot of fans seem to be upset about the […]