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Tuesday, March 22, 2016

The Soda Machine – Short Script Review (Available for Production!) - posted by Dane Whipple

** WARNING! ADULT READERS ONLY **
** NSFW – Or Anyone Really….! **

The Soda Machine
A late night trip to the laundromat leads a young man into a world of trouble – and the gateway to cyber/fetish hell…

Ok kids, you ready for some fun?

A night at the laundromat, could there be anything more boring?

Johnson (a perfectly appropriate name, as it turns out) just wants to clean his uniform before work in the morning. To pass the time, he decides to buy a soda from the vending machine. When the machine steals his dollar, that’s when things start to go a little screwy.

First, he tries to get his dollar back from the old man who works there. When that doesn’t work, Johnson starts to go to work on the soda machine. Well, the old man doesn’t take too kindly to someone messing around with his woman. Wait, what? Yes, it seems the old man and the soda machine (no relation to the old man and the sea) have a special… relationship.

What follows is a battle royale involving an axe, four quarters, multiple bloody stumps, and some dismembered…well, I’ll let you discover that part on your own. But ultimately, it is a story about love. Don’t believe me? Be sure and read to the surprise ending and tell me I’m wrong.

The Soda Machine is a quirky, off-the-wall action-comedy in tradition of Kung FuryTurbo Kid, and pretty much everything Michael Ironsides has ever been in. This is the kind of film that festival goers will not only remember, but actually want to see again. Full of wit, grit, and enough blood to make Tarantino blush, it is a potent flick with viral potential. Perfect for a filmmaker looking to make a memorable… splash!

Pages: 10

Budget: Medium. One central location, the laundromat. Biggest costs will be blood, clean-up, and…um…prosthetics.

About the Reviewer: Dane Whipple doesn’t hurry in the surrey with the fringe on top. Contact him at dane.whipple (AT) live.com

About the writer: Michael J. Kospiah is an award-winning screenwriter and playwright who began his career as a sports columnist for several newspapers in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. With 15 years experience, he has worked as a ghostwriter, script consultant, script doctor and has collaborated with filmmakers from all over the world. His first-produced feature film “The Suicide Theory” had its world premiere at the prestigious TCL Chinese Theaters on Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, California in 2014. After winning several awards on the festival circuit (Dances With Films Festival – Grand Jury Prize, Austin Film Festival – Audience Award, Melbourne Underground FF – Special Jury Prize), the film was picked up for distribution in U.S. and Canada via Freestyle Releasing and received a brief run in select theaters while available (and still available) On Demand through most major cable outlets (also on Netflix). The film was listed #5 on theguardian.com’s Top 10 Australian Films list for 2015 and is currently rated 76% on Rotten Tomatoes.

You can visit his IMDB page here http://www.imdb.com/name/nm5414625/?ref_=tt_ov_wr and reach him via email at spesh2k “AT” msn.com.

Link for Mike’s Twitter Page: @spesh2k https://twitter.com/spesh2k

Link for The Suicide Theory trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5eaXXOKJvtg

READ THE SCRIPT HERE – AND DON’T FORGET TO COMMENT!!

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3 Comments so far

1.

KP Mackie
March 26th, 2016 at 12:37 am

So…
Unique story idea, and pretty dang funny!
Writers… 🙂

2.

ANGEL CARRASQUILLO
April 20th, 2016 at 4:28 pm

hi i just read the description and im very interested in make your script a movie

3.

Michael J. Kospiah
April 21st, 2016 at 9:03 am

Thanks for your interest in The Soda Machine, Angel! Any inquiries should be directed to my email address listed above.

Thanks again!

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