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August 4, 2006

The Imposter

Author: Carlos Perez Genre: Crime/War Storyline: 6 Dialogue: 5 Characterization: 3 Writer’s Potential: 4 Jump to: [Synopsis] [Comments] Recommendation?Consider Logline:In the 1970s, Boise detectives search for a murderer who may have been a Nazi spy in World War II. Synopsis:In…

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August 7, 2006

Townies

Author: Unknown Genre: Romantic Comedy Storyline: 3 Dialogue: 1 Characterization: 1 Writer’s Potential: 2 Jump to: [Synopsis] [Comments] Recommendation?Pass Logline:At their 10-year reunion, four friends make a pact to hook up with girls they crushed on in high school. Synopsis:Spring,…

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August 8, 2006

Eternal Thirst

Author: Tamas Harangi Genre: Horror Storyline: 8 Dialogue: 8 Characterization: 9 Writer’s Potential: 8 Jump to: [Synopsis] [Comments] Recommendation?Recommend Logline:A 600-year-old vampire awakens in modern Hungary and hunts down a group of tourists, one of whom is descended from a…

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August 20, 2006

Amber Waves

Author: Tamas Harangi Genre: Crime-Thriller Storyline: 8 Dialogue: 8 Characterization: 7 Writer’s Potential: 8 Jump to: [Synopsis] [Comments] Recommendation?Consider Logline:A Serbian gangster in Los Angeles falls in love with the prostitute he’s been hired to kill. Synopsis:ZORAN PETROVICH, late 20s,…

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New Year’s Steve

Author: Craig A. Schwartz & Sylvia Mulholland Genre: Comedy Storyline: 5 Dialogue: 4 Characterization: 5 Writer’s Potential: 5 Jump to: [Synopsis] [Comments] Recommendation?Consider Logline:An irresponsible slob is forced to keep all his New Year’s resolutions, no matter what. Synopsis:STEVE SHERMAN…

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Kissing a Suicide Bomber

Author: Dave Mango Genre: Drama/Thriller Storyline: 8 Dialogue: 8 Characterization: 8 Writer’s Potential: 8 Jump to: [Synopsis] [Comments] Recommendation?Recommend Logline:When an apathetic American photojournalist is forced to share his apartment with a beautiful Chechen rebel, she helps him interview future…

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August 23, 2006

The Spiritualist

Author: Brian McDonald Genre: Thriller/Horror Storyline: 5 Dialogue: 6 Characterization: 5 Writer’s Potential: 5 Jump to: [Synopsis] [Comments] Recommendation?Consider Logline:In 1923, a priest and a man who sees ghosts try to stop an army of German ghosts killed in World…

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August 18, 2006

The Tragedy of Cyril Ivanovich Abramovsky and Vlad, the Also Impaler

Click the image for a larger view. Original Recording:I had a lot of downtime while working at Motorola, so I used to go down to the cafeteria, study for the LSAT, and write song lyrics. I decided I wanted…

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