Hey! Would you look at that! I actually posted a new video to my new YouTube channel, Reel Busy Editing! In this video, I offer some writing and editing tips by analyzing a few scenes from the 2007 film Transformers. I hope you enjoy the video, and as always, any and all constructive feedback is… Continue reading Writing and Editing Tips: About Impression and Flow
I finally found the time to finish my third video, which is the last in the series about Star Wars: The Force Awakens. I hope you enjoy it, and I welcome any and all feedback. Also, I hope you like this idea I have to offer writing and editing tips through a study and criticism… Continue reading My First Video Trilogy Is Complete
A little more than a month ago, I re-uploaded my first video. Now, my second video is finally up and running. You can watch it below. Remember that, as always, any and all feedback is both welcome and considered. Happy viewing! 🙂 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CeB1suWR30
WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD FOR MORTAL KOMBAT (2021)!!! Ready to read? Okay, here we go. In terms of action and fighting, Mortal Kombat (2021) is an okay movie. In terms of everything else, though, it ranges from inconsistent to plain bad, not the fun sort of bad, like 1997’s Mortal Kombat: Annihilation, but the plain bad… Continue reading Mortal Kombat (2021) and Where It Fell Down
A couple of months ago, I posted my first video to YouTube and wrote a blog post about it. A couple of days ago, I re-uploaded the video after receiving some helpful feedback and doing some re-writing and re-editing. I'm actually okay with the result, so I'll finally be moving on and will record the… Continue reading Now Re-uploading Videos!
I finally did it. After far too long, I finally uploaded my first video (linked below), and it accomplishes what I’ve been vowing to do: show, not tell, how even small alterations in the editing of a scene can result in better flow, stronger energy, and improved storytelling. The reason I’ve wanted to do this… Continue reading Now Making Videos!
WARNING: Spoilers ahead for Bill & Ted Face the Music. Keep reading at your own risk. …unless you simply don’t care, then go ahead and keep reading and feeling good about it. Anyway, I just finished watching a movie I was looking forward to seeing from the moment I took in the first trailer: Bill… Continue reading How Face the Music Misses the Point
A bad line of dialogue can really pull me out of a movie, especially if it’s intended as humor, but it ends up not being written as well as it could be. Of course, since I talk about Star Wars a lot, it’s no surprise that I’m going to use Rogue One as an example… Continue reading What a Character Wouldn’t Say
This post contains SPOILERS for the 2017 film Power Rangers. If you haven’t seen it, please go, go watch it before reading the rest of what’s written here. Thank you! Recently, I watched the 2017 attempt to turn Power Rangers into a film franchise. Unfortunately, the attempt didn’t pan out from a financial perspective as… Continue reading Power Rangers (2017) and the Power of Editing
This post includes story spoilers for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. If you haven’t seen the movie, please do so, then come back and read this post. I was recently in a Twitter conversation concerning Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker – I know; me talking about Star Wars, big surprise – and I… Continue reading The Rise Of Skywalker And Why Swapping One Antagonist For Another May Not Be Such A Good Idea