Author Archives: Movie Quibble

Rejected Movie Pitches #5 – The Veganarchist

Animal rights activist and pro-equality campaigner Gary Yourofsky pulls off a protest stunt in a roadside Chinese buffet restaurant which is loosely themed around the film Enter the Dragon, starring Bruce Lee.

Limb Cutter franchise green-lit by Universal Studios, Eli Roth Set to Direct

MQ’s multi-film (or should that be multi-limbed?) Limb Cutter project finally gets off the ground. Stay tuned for exclusive screenplay excerpts and set design art work.

Actors Tom Cruise and Tom Hanks set to Merge Themselves Into The Same Body

The Two Toms, Hanks and Cruise, have just taken method acting to the next level. A dangerous, experimental, surgical level.

Netflix Announces Bold New ‘Commission’ Feature – Viewers Can Now Create the Content They Want to See

As of next month Netflix users can custom order new TV shows tailored to their exact preferences.

“Either you create content or you consume content or you can get out!” – Netflix CEO, 2017

Movie Quibble’s Early Oscar Predictions 2017/2018

Nic Cage wins big. Roman Polanski gets his just(ice) desserts. Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway pull off one last job. Meryl Steep is there.

“I’ve got the Oscars fever. Hope you’ve got it too. Pour me some bubbly now. It’s all you gotta do!”

Rejected Movie Pitches #4 Vertical Limit 2: Horizontal Limit – Side by Side

A scintillating sequel to 2000’s Vertical Limit, pushing new horizon(tal)s in disaster movie filmmaking. Set between a rock and a rock place and starring The Rock from 127 Hours.

Rejected Movie Pitches #3 – China Girls

I’m a mess without
My China Girl
Wake up mornings, there’s
No China Girl
I’d hear hearts beating
Loud as thunder
I’d see stars crashing down

Movie Quibble’s Ten Best Films of 2016

A totally subjective set of films that I found to be enjoyable in 2016. Although I did not watch EVERY film of 2016, I did watch every film trailer, so that has to count for something… right?

Rejected Movie Pitches #2 – Man On a Higher Ledge

An (ab)Original Movie Quibble film script celebrating Australia Day 2017.

Book as House, Word as Brick: First – and Lasting – Impressions Upon Reading M.Z. Danielewski’s House of Leaves

Movie Quibble’s Tom Bruce deconstructs the book that made Infinite Jest look like the Metro cartoon column. Then reconstructs it, without referring to the original blueprints.A grave mistake. And in next week’s essay (sneak preview only £4.99) discover the intricacies of Kevin Smith’s groundbreaking House of Leaves adaptation starring Jay Baruchel. They said ‘It couldn’t be filmed’. It was filmed.