That Time I Met Tommy Wiseau

And tried to impersonate his expression on the DVD cover. INT. LOBBY – THE ROYAL CINEMA – TORONTO – EVENING His eyes agape, clearly star-struck, a young TREVOR CHARTRAND hands his DVD copy to TOMMY WISEAU. Tommy presses the DVD against the wall and uncaps the lid to his marker, poised to begin writing… TOMMY What’s […]

Birdemic: Shock and Terror (2010)

Set up and pay off. Set up. Pay off. The opening of most competently made motion pictures sets up plot points that will be called back to later. This is not the case with James Nguyen’s Birdemic. What we have here is two entirely different movies in one awkwardly edited package. Everything established in the first half of […]

The Room (2003)

INT. THE ROOM SET – DAY Production designer MERCEDES YOUNGER is putting the final touches on a film set – a plainly furnished room with a few couches, framed pictures of spoons, and a spiral staircase. TOMMY WISEAU, the director, enters. TOMMY Oh hai, production designer Mercedes. What are you doing? MERCEDES Hey Tommy, actually I’m really […]