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

The Rise Of Skywalker And Why Swapping One Antagonist For Another May Not Be Such A Good Idea

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