The Cabin on Walker Lane
During the pandemic, a writer flees the city with his wife and brother to a cabin Upstate - and encounters a murderous cult.
As the global pandemic rages on, failed filmmaker Dev O'Rourke seizes an opportunity to flee New York City with social media influencer wife Izzy and grad-student brother Mac. What seems like the ideal writer's retreat turns out to be a living nightmare, however, as Dev starts to suspect that the small mountain community in Upstate New York might actually be a murderous cult. Timely and terrifying, this horror-thriller taps into very real modern fears of anti-science conspiracies and perverted religious group-think.
1. Concept - Cults are one of the most overdone horror tropes in cinema, but you did have fun with the concept and it shows. The script seemed to be pretty inspired by the movie Midsommar as well.
2. Story - The story unfortunately needs some work. I could tell what main events were gonna take place several pages before they actually happened. However, kudos to the climax and ending as those were very s...
Cult murders and mayhem abound in this fast-paced, action-packed thriller. From the opening scene, where Lenny and Beverly Mendessen’s murder by cultist is gruesomely depicted, to the last, where Devin and Mac toss Frank from the fire-escape, there are countless, graphic killings. If this your cup-of-tea, then this script is for you. I, for one, couldn’t put it down, I doubt You’ll be able to, either.
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There are a lot of script opportunities in this work, i.e. writing enhancement to the story. The writer does not take a lot of time in development of scene situations or real character develo...
sane, in these difficult times. First of all, I would like to
congratulate you on the well-written script. You are among the ones
who took inspiration from this COVID-19 which is spread around the
world. I liked that very much. At the start of the script, I was quite
aware of the premises. As I started going through it, I came to know
how it follows & pl...