Browsing: Neil Turitz

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7 Sequels Audiences Would Love to See
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While Blade Runner 2049 won raves from critics, the film underperformed in its opening weekend. As studios are determined to stick with franchises, here are seven sequels that could succeed in continuing their original stories and wooing audiences.

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Sadly, Tom Cruise is No Longer a Top Draw
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With the actor’s latest, American Made, disappointing at the box office, it might be signaling “the requiem for the Movie Star,” according to Neil Turitz, but he offers some hope on how Cruise can come out of this freefall.

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THE UPTURNED STONE (FILM RIGHTS)
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Film Rights - 2015 (database listings) Four pre-teen boys are haunted by strange dreams after eating a pumpkin pie… A pie they learn was made from a pumpkin that grew from the grave of a boy who was murdered at their age. As the boys realize their dreams are visions of the dead boy’s past, they’re sent down a path far scarier than anything in their nightmares.

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Why Is Everyone Taking the Fun Out of All the Festivals?
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neil festival excerpt“Rather than going to these festivals and seeing the bright shining lights that emerge from them, we instead choose to focus on which of these movies premiering in front of an audience has any chance at all of scoring Oscar gold, as if that’s the only true measure of a movie’s worth,” writes Neil Turitz.

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If the Studios Have Anyone to Truly Fear It’s Amazon
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amazon studiosIt’s been a fun summer, taking a deep dive into each of the major studios, as well as the mid-majors and the biggest and more relevant indie distributors, but it’s probably fitting that we end with the company that is most certainly the biggest disrupter of them all: Amazon.

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Is Hollywood Taking “Write What You Know” Too Far?
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crashing excerpt“While the scripted versions of the behind-the-scenes world of entertainment can be insightful, it now feels like these kinds of projects are everywhere, to the point where even those of us who enjoy this kind of self-examination are throwing up our hands and wondering if it has all become overkill,” writes Neil Turitz.

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