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But can their ménage à trois possibly live happily ever after?Robinson’s screenplay is beautifully and intelligently crafted, with much of the story being told in effective flashback.Like publicize the secret identity of Spider-Man, thereby ruining his life. TOBEY goes backstage to find KIRSTEN, who has already been in the film more than anyone would like. KIRSTEN DUNST Wow, I had no idea that one of the many powers of the spider was being a hopelessly pussy-whipped little bitch! Damn, every time science experiments go poorly, it always makes a new enemy for Tobey Maguire. It is incredibly, patently obvious that I absolutely cannot put her above me, even a little bit. TOBEY MAGUIRE What, that one day you would take your father's equipment and come after me?TOBEY MAGUIRE Let's go to the woods and stare up at the stars, just to make sure the audience is so bored that they'll welcome anything that advances the story, no matter how idiotic. SCIENCE FACILITY THOMAS HADEN CHURCH escapes from prison, only to accidentally fall into a RIDICULOUS PLOT CONTRIVANCE that turns him into a guy made of sand. I'm now empowered with all of the abilities of a big pile of sand. You'd think the guy would be bombing research facilities out of desperation. ROSEMARY HARRIS'S APARTMENT TOBEY, with nobody to turn to for expository dialogue except his AUNT ROSEMARY HARRIS, wastes 10 more minutes of everyone's time talking about his boring relationship. I think I've done a good job of just barely holding together my double life as well as my relationship with her, so I know I'm ready. God I'm sick of being in these movies, couldn't I die? Anyway, a husband has to put his wife ahead of himself. JAMES FRANCO (squinting) No, that one day the incredibly popular Spider-Man film franchise would deteriorate into a mindless mess of poorly directed, poorly animated sequences strung together with awful writing meant to do nothing but cash in on the abundance of patience offered by fans. Suddenly, a crane goes out of control downtown, threatening the lives of an office full of people, including BRYCE DALLAS HOWARD, a girl from TOBEY'S class on COMIC BOOK PHYSICS. I've thrown two of these things at your head in this movie, they don't do shit. THOMAS HADEN CHURCH Dude, I'm totally sorry about killing your uncle. TOBEY MAGUIRE (crying) I forgive you, on the condition you don't smash me against steel beams anymore. and 5 scenes containing either singing or dancing...Transported by the book, Paddington briefly plunges us into a new, stylised world that feels like the best Pollock’s theatre production you’ve ever seen.Goodness knows what children will make of it but their parents – at least if they ever played with a model theatre – will love it.and; Though filled with song and dance, "it's wonderful"; "Wonderful in every way," so... JAMES FRANCO (squinting) God I fucking hate that guy. So good that my head could just burst with how good you were! Kirsten's life has been put in danger in the climax of both previous movies, indicating her closeness to me is a complete danger to her. Suddenly, they both turn into CARTOONS as they fight each other.
The book is expensive and Paddington will have to get a job to afford it (cue much messy silliness as he becomes first a barber’s assistant and then a window-cleaner), but he knows Aunt Lucy will love it.
And then a burglar steals the book, Paddington becomes the chief suspect and we’re off.
is so much more than a live-action film, with clever visual effects and animatronics.
– the first-ever live-action feature film about the small, marmalade-loving, duffel-coat-wearing bear from darkest Peru – was almost as much a relief as it was a delight.
For those of us who’d grown up with and the many books by Michael Bond that followed, the discovery that Paddington was still very much, well, Paddington, even if he was now up on the big screen in all his furry glory, was the most welcome of surprises.
Elsewhere, Brendan Gleeson is a deadpan hoot as the threatening prison cook Knuckles Mc Ginty, while Hugh Grant gives one of the best performances of his career as the film’s scheming baddie, Phoenix Buchanan.