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Monday, August 22, 2016

F*ck, Fight, F*ck – Short Script Review (Available for Production!) - posted by wonkavite

Fight, F*ck, Fight
Relationships are… complicated. Or are they?

Warning – Adult Material. Duh.

Some relationships thrive on open and honest communication. Others are fueled by shared interests and some… well, some run on sex.

Such is the case with the couple in F*ck, Fight, F*ck written by talented scribe (and cheeky title writer) Corey Wilcosky. Rachel and Scott, a young married couple, have a relationship that consists of… everything the title of the script suggests and not much more.

At first glance, their relationship seems fine. But under the surface, tensions run hot:

– Scott wants children, Rachel’s not so sure.

– Rachel doesn’t like the stray cat they’ve taken in. Scott’s in love with their new hair ball.

– And so on. The marital conflict grows.

Yet, whenever the two fight it always ends the same way…

Lots and lots of angry make-up sex. Then everything’s (temporarily) OK.

That is, until Scott accidently burns his *ahem* nether regions with a blow drier (you’ll have to read the script to imagine that sight!). Which forces the couple to forgo sex for two months.

Of course, this seems like the worst thing that could happen. Scott and Rachel find themselves aghast at the thought of actually having to talk to each other. Can the lovers also be… friends?

Maybe not. But perhaps yes.

And maybe – abstinence will prove to be a blessing in disguise; just what they needed all along!

Pages: 18

Budget: Medium to high. Two main characters, but several other small roles. Several settings and a cat. This one needs a director who doesn’t mind making an R-rated short, but, in the right hands, this could be a powerful and funny meditation on modern relationships. And if one implies rather than directly shows – it COULD maybe make PG 13!

About the Reviewer: Mitch Smith is an award winning screenwriter whose website (http://mitchsmithscripts.wix.com/scripts offers notes, script editing and phone consultations. You can also reach him at Mitch.SmithScripts@gmail.com and follow Mitch at https://twitter.com/MitchScripts.

About the Writer: Corey Wilcosky is a graduate from a small Jesuit College in Ohio. Using that wholesome Catholic education to the best of his abilities, Corey fulfilled his parents’ wishes and moved to LA to pursue a career in writing dick jokes for the screen and TV. Over his time studying Screenwriting at the American Film Institute, Corey’s screenplays and TV pilots have been finalists in numerous festivals and competitions that include the ScreenCraft Comedy Awards, Creative World Awards, and the LA Comedy Festival. He can be reached at  cjwilcosky “AT” gmail!

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

 (Not too graphically, of course!)

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3 Comments so far

1.

John Cowdell
August 22nd, 2016 at 9:31 am

I loved it! Funny and moving. A real gem. Any filmmaker would be lucky to have this script in their possession. Great job!

2.

Fausto
August 22nd, 2016 at 4:15 pm

Corey, you did a good job! I would like to see a feature with this premise. It’s funny and well constructed.
All my best,
Fausto

3.

KP Mackie
August 23rd, 2016 at 11:05 pm

Funny and very entertaining.
The story works. Terrific structure, and easy to read.
Well done. 🙂

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