The good people at Cracked magazine have taken the guesswork out of your next attempt at an award-winning script. For starters, they offer their generic trailer for the stereotypical Oscar-bait film. For advice on naming characters, there is also their primer on four character naming conventions. For a somewhat more reverent take on character naming, Write Practice has 8 truly helpful tips. Between these two items (generic plot and character naming suggestions), you should be walking the red carpet next year with a hot date.