Writing Tips and Film Critique

Your Soul… er, Edit… is Mine!

Catchy title, eh? Anyway, I have a new Quick Change video up on my YouTube channel, Reel Busy Editing. If you want to see how a few small edits can make a big difference in a scene from the 1995 film Mortal Kombat, then click the play button on the video below. Enjoy! 🙂 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YFqUZsIhEQA

Writing Tips and Film Critique

Removing an Unnecessary Character Element

In Star Wars: The Force Awakens, one element of Kylo Ren's character is his penchant for throwing tantrums. He actually does it twice in the movie, which actually affects the movie negatively. The first time, his tantrum just gets in the way of an emergency that occurs on the Millennium Falcon. The second time, Kylo's… Continue reading Removing an Unnecessary Character Element

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

Writing Tips and Film Critique

I Think This Is About As Positive As I’ll Get With Modern-Era Star Wars

After watching Star Wars: The Phantom Menace a few times to get an idea of why some people have said the film is boring, I decided to go back and watch Star Wars: The Force Awakens, just out of curiosity as to how it compares to The Phantom Menace, seeing as how I hear some… Continue reading I Think This Is About As Positive As I’ll Get With Modern-Era Star Wars