The Official Movie Plot Generator: 27,000 Hilarious Movie Plot Combinations

Brothers Heimberg, Author, Jason Heimberg, With, Justin Heimberg, With Falls Media $15.95 (30p) ISBN 978-0-9740439-1-3
Screenwriter or not, anyone will get a kick of this simple but creative guide to coming up with movie plot ideas. Justin and Jason Heimberg, comedy screenwriters in Hollywood, have assembled a spiral-bound, three-paneled interactive flipbook that offers readers endless (well, 27,000) movie plot combinations. The book's panels are arranged vertically, with the top panel starting off the scenario with a protagonist (e.g.,""An adorable panda cub,""""A flamboyantly gay hairdresser,""""A small-town girl with big-time dreams""). The second panel gives the heart of the action (e.g.,""hits the karaoke circuit,""""becomes a pimp,""""struggles to get off heroin""), while the third panel gives the plot its twist (e.g.,""with the help of former tennis great Ivan Lendl based on a true story,""""set against the backdrop of a Florida retirement community,""""to save the local synagogue""). Aspiring writers will find plenty of inspiration here, and will certainly owe thanks to the Heimberg brothers if their film about""Three naughty nurses""""on the run from the Mob""""in the heart of Amish Country"" wins an Academy Award.
Reviewed on: 06/14/2004
Release date: 06/01/2004
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