• Urquhart Jernigan posted an update 2 months, 2 weeks ago

    I was well on my way to escaping the theater when my aunt finally caught up to me. I think she was a little embarrassed and mad, because my reaction was not what she expected. As a stark raving lunatic, I was more believable than the actors and even "The Tingler" on the screen. You might say I succeeded where the movie failed. Yep, to this day, I think I stole the show and was the real star. My aunt would never recover and would eventually escape her embarrassment by joining the Air Force.

    I enjoyed the soundtrack, which is a typpical 80’s soundtrack, along the lines of Bloodsport, Commando, Highlander etc, where the music seems completely over the top for movie, but what the heck, it is the 80s.

    Finally, you have to search high-and-low to find a theater brave enough to buck Big Hollywood and actually show the movie. But when you do, and if you go see the movie, you’ll be surprised. I’ve seen it twice now – once with my daughter on a Thursday evening (not a prime showing), and again with my son the other day during a Sunday matinee (also not "prime time"). On both occasions, the person at the box office told me it was their number-one attraction (among a dozen offerings). Both times, the theater was packed (on Sunday, there were people sitting in the aisles). And both times, the end of the movie was greeted with serious applause. When’s the last time you had that experience at the movie theater? And again… why don’t the theater executives want you to see this movie?

    Other benefits include the release of emotions such as when we laugh during a comedy our laughter releases stress, tension and/or pain. A tear jerker that makes us cry releases built-up/blocked emotions. How about movies that touch on relationships or parenting. These observations and/or lessons can bring us closer together with people, make us analyze our current situations/relationships or make us realize we’ve got work to do.

    The movies are one place where you can choose what you want to see and feel. If I want to be happy I’ll go see a light hearted comedy. If I want to be thrilled I’ll go see a thriller or horror. And if I want to entertain my little niece and nephew I’ll go see the latest animated movie, etc. Then there’s the rest of the genres that fill out the movie experience: action and adventure, crime and gangster, drama, epics/historical, musicals/dance, science-fiction, war, documentary, westerns, biopics, chick-flicks, detective and mystery, disaster, fantasy, film noir, guy films, melodramas/weepers, road films, romance, sports, supernatural, etc.

    Purimovies knows: popcorn goes with movies like jelly goes with peanut butter. And for some reason, kettle popcorn just tastes better. So why not bring that theater goodness into the home of your favorite movie buff giving them the gift of snacks anytime they sit down to watch a movie at home. You can find many kettle popcorn makers for under $100. Any movie buff would find it cool to have their very own popcorn maker sitting in the corner of their room for access whenever they want to spend the evening watching movies (and trust me, they do this very often).

    What those who want to become Movie script writers should know is the fact that even though they are the ones who choose the topic for the screenplay you need more than a good story. A lot of talent and skill is needed to put the ideas down on paper. All movie script writers should know that this industry is a harsh one filled with fierce competition. Even though a writer may have amazing ideas for a script, it must be written following proper movie script format and standards. Since a script is going to be translated to the screen, its format is completely different from a literary writing. The Movie script must be easy to visualize, written as if the director is not able to visualize it. If not, there will be problems.

    In your search for a movie project to invest in, you can simply search the internet using the key words "how to invest in a movie" and you will get a good start in your search. You will find a myriad of different articles, relating to this topic and associated topics. If you keep searching, you will find some movie projects with budgets that are within the realm of what you want to invest, and which have a story line that appeals to you. The term small budget in this article means movies costing under $300,000.