It’s been a while since I’ve started another blogathon/relay race (as I’m still brainstorming, trying to find cool concept), so I was happy when my friend Terrence from The Focused Filmographer approached me with the concept for this new relay race: The Movie Jail.
I thought it was an awesome idea (a lot of you may not know this but I actually have a master degree in law), so I decided to host this one in cooperation with Terrence.
So what’s the idea behind this one?
It’s time to put some movie people in jail. The object is to give a prosecutor’s argument as to why these movie people belong in “Movie Jail” whether it be for violating the integrity of the content source of one their films, or being a sell-out, just making bad movies overall, getting worse as time goes on or not being in a good movie for many years.
The baton will be passed to another blogger who will have to do the following:
In order to free someone from Movie Jail they have to do 2 things
1 – Give a defense attorney argument defending the plaintiff
2 – Pay bail: the cost of which is another case for the court and a prosecutor’s argument against the actor/director of their choice that will replace the one set free.
There must always be 10 people in Movie Jail.
So now that the idea and rules are set, let’s open the door to our newly opened movie jail and fill it with 10 inmates. Continue reading