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In college I had a first date that revolved around her coming over to my place to watch a horror film in the hopes it induced a... closer relationship between us. The only thing standing between me and this, a DVD security label.

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Welcome to TheDerekRobertson.com

Posted on 27 October 2009

Website coming soon!

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Rethinking Fiction

Posted on 08 December 2010

Just got out of a screening of a documentary called Kings of Pastry.

It wasn’t a groundbreaking film in any sense of the word, though it was quite entertaining.

What struck me most though is that I can’t remember the last film I went to that had the audience gasping so many times, that held them in genuine suspense, that had them laughing, and had at least the girl sitting next to me moved to tears.

If a documentary on pastry chefs can ride those emotions what are we doing wrong with screenwriting?

It could be time to rethink the rules.

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What I Saw – November 2010

Posted on 30 November 2010

PREVIOUS MONTHS of What I Saw:

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From the Joke Notebook #1

Posted on 20 November 2010

“Sometimes when I call my place ‘my house’ I fear I will give the unit an apartment complex”

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What I Saw – October 2010

Posted on 31 October 2010

PREVIOUS MONTHS of What I Saw:

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A Classic ‘Back to the Future’ Scene 25 Years Later

Posted on 24 October 2010

As Back to the Future celebrates it’s 25th birthday you know a Hollywood executive is imagining
a way to remake it, imagine with me
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What I Saw – September 2010 (TIFF)

Posted on 30 September 2010

Photos of the Festival beyond the break:

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