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Logline 326 - See You In Hell

When a girl dies and is doomed to hell on a technicality, Saint Peter agrees to let her into heaven if she can stop a particularly tenacious imp from ruining the Pope's upcoming Christmas mass.

Logline 325 - The First Time Today

When a time traveler arrives in her kitchen warning of impending doom, a housewife soon discovers she's been pranked. But when she tries to get the prankster back, it turns out he actually is from the future - and his joke may have caused a disastrous time paradox.

Logline 324 - Got No Strings

When a conniving politician sets up a (relatively) innocent buffoon to serve as a puppet president, only to die in a freak accident, the buffoon is left to navigate leadership of the free world

Logline 323 - A Lot On My Plate

When a single mother's van is stolen with all three of her kids inside, she embarks on a wild chase across the city to track down the unwitting kidnapper.

Logline 322 - It's a Mythery

When a serial killer starts murdering people in scenes based on ancient myths, criminal investigators enlist a mythology professor to help them track down the killer. The only problem: the professor doesn't care, and sends his TA to pretend to be him instead.

Logline 321 - Faster

When a behind-enemy-lines rescue op goes south, the lone survivor has only one hour to get back to safety before the enemy army arrives in force.

Logline 320 - The Temple

In the near future, when a high school dropout volunteers at a technology-worshiping temple, he finds it difficult to attain serenity among the scandals of the clergy.

Logline 319 - Back Home

When a superspy retires after a particularly grueling mission, he struggles to adjust to everyday life.

Logline 318 - Garnish

After a chef poisons a mob boss that had been threatening him, he fears repercussions; instead, he finds himself getting contracts for more poisonings.

Treatment - Oracle

This is a complete reimagining of my Psicop idea. I loved a lot of the elements of the idea, but it was just so big and unwieldy, I had trouble keeping hold of it.

This version is contained. The whole movie takes place in a single hospital. The stakes are much lower. I think it gives it a little more intensity even as there may be less action.

Logline 317 - Fire and Brimstone

In the aftermath of an enemy bombing, a pair of orphans try to get into the heart of the bombing to find their missing cousin.

Logline 316 - Don't Look Now

When an elite superspy stumbles upon a plot to rob his favorite restaurant while on a mission, he struggles to find a way to stop the robbery without breaking his cover.

Logline 315 - Me and me

When a man undergoes a bizarre, controversial "personality bifurcation" in order to keep working 24 hours a day, everything goes fine at first. But the later he stays up at night, the more time his new headmate gets during the day...

Logline 314 - Jellyfish

When an aquarium janitor starts getting orders from a telepathic jellyfish, at first she thinks she's crazy - but when following the jellyfish's orders lead to a promotion, more friends, and more confidence, she goes all-in.

Logline 313 - Retro

When a mid-life failure figures out he can travel in time by playing old video games, rather than play the stock market or win the lottery, he attempts to use his powers to save his favorite game developer.

Logline 312 - Gravel

When a poacher stumbles across a hermit squatting on private lands, rather than turn each other in, they start teaching each other.

Logline 311 - Significant Other

When a pair of best friends' kids start dating, they both try to convince their kids to stop. But when they find out the other has been bad-mouthing their kid, things get out of hand.

Logline 310 - Up and Down and Up

When a camera guy witnesses an aerobics instructor murder an underperforming background assistant after hours, he needs to escape the empty studio without getting caught.

Logline 309 - You Punched a Kid

When a substitute teacher gets jumped by a bunch of 8th-graders and defends himself, he has difficulty dealing with the fallout.

Logline 308 - Six Feet Over

After a young obituary writer is possessed by the ghost of his predecessor, he finds himself repeatedly possessed by the newly deceased in order to write their own obituaries.

Logline 307 - And Then

In the 1950s, when a priest gets in a car accident on the way to officiating his estranged niece's wedding, he pulls out all the stops -hitchhiking, gambling for taxi fare, anything to get to the church in time.