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

Would This Character Say That?

Sometimes, I read a book or watch a movie, and a character will say a certain line of dialogue that will pull me out of the experience because I'll be scratching my head over why that character would say that line. That's definitely something we, as writers, have to be careful of: not allowing a… Continue reading Would This Character Say That?

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

Mortal Kombat (2021) and Where It Fell Down

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