Writing Tips and Film Critique

Finding the Options in Editing

What I enjoy about editing is that I get to keep going back and re-visiting a work, and figuring out what can be done better. In short, I like to look at the options in front of me and discover new options that I didn't think of before (on a side note, this is why… Continue reading Finding the Options in Editing

Writing Tips and Film Critique

Rogue One and Editing Part 1 – Showing and Telling

I cringe every time I hear someone say, "Show, don't tell," as if it's an unbreakable rule. As with any of the rules of writing, it just depends on what's best for the flow and pacing of the story. When is it best to show? When is it best to tell? Well, I decided to… Continue reading Rogue One and Editing Part 1 – Showing and Telling

Writing Tips and Film Critique

Writing and Editing Tips: Why You Should Not Always Go For The Joke

Oh my God! I posted a new video to my YouTube channel, Reel Busy Editing, and forgot to write a blog post about it. Where has my mind been? Anyway, the new video, which you can conveniently view below, takes on Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. Here's a rundown of the contents of the new… Continue reading Writing and Editing Tips: Why You Should Not Always Go For The Joke

Writing Tips and Film Critique

Writing and Editing Tips: About Impression and Flow

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

Writing Tips and Film Critique

Power Rangers (2017) and the Power of Editing

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