Editing as Key to narrative success In our post, On Film Editing According to Edward Dmytryk, we stressed the importance of the editing process in Filmmaking. There’s always been the story around that Star Wars was saved in the editing process. Like all stories that just fly around, we shouldn’t just jump on it. But…

On Screen Writing according to Edward Dmytryk

Dmytryk, Edward Filmmaker Edward Dmytryk published a series of books on the film trade when, in the last section of his life, he became a film teacher. We have already reviewed here his book On Film Editing and here his book On Screen Acting. Now it’s the turn of the screenwriter’s world, On Screen Writing. On Screen Writing Let us start…

How It Should Have Ended

Parody is an excellent tool for criticism. In another post, this one in particular, I recommended the “Honest Trailers” as a way to analyse movies: by making fun of plot holes, inconsistencies and poorly scripted scenes, they review a movie… In a hilarious way. How It Should Have Ended These guys, Hishe as they call themselves, are a whole new…