Arguably one of the most important things not to mess up is the ending, because it can make up for a messy middle or a shaky start! So what do I look for in endings? The only real important thing for an ending, is to be remembered. If it's forgotten, you've likely done something wrong. … Continue reading What An Ending Must Do
This is something that I've learned slowly, and obviously it's not a rule that is always true, it just tends to be that I like the introduction the most. This doesn't mean that I don't anticipate an ending, and enjoy it, perhaps the finale is what I sometimes like the most in shows. But in … Continue reading In A Story, I Think I Like Openings The Most
If you find a TV show, film, or anything else that you like, what makes you keep watching it? Do you watch it for the characters, the actors, the story line, the music, the visuals or what? The obvious answer is everything, however what is the most important really? To me it has to be … Continue reading What Makes Me Keep Watching… Anything Really?
One night could lead to many things. One night could feel like a year. One night could change everything. Night is short, walk on girl is a great summation of everything this film is about. It takes place over the course of the same night and things get progressively stranger and more interesting. It feels like … Continue reading Night is Short, Walk on Girl
Calling something terrifying often means that it’s scary and horrible to sit through, that it’s painful and difficult to watch. Perfect Blue isn’t like this, the ideas and events that happen are terrifying to think about without making you actually feel bad or paranoid for watching. It’s about mental illness and the horrible side effects … Continue reading Perfect Blue Is Terrifying
I watched Ponyo a while ago and I loved it! It was an enjoyable, fun ride of the movie with a backdrop of interesting themes I could appreciate. It’s a great film which is easy to watch and I recommend it to every anime fan and any movie fan who likes studio Ghibli. This is … Continue reading Ponyo On The Cliff By The Sea Is An Amazing Film
The shows don’t tell rule is a standard for good writing, especially in media like films. Since I’ve been on a bit of a film binge recently I’ve noticed a few things that have made the show don’t tell rule a little more complex in my mind to the point that I consider it highly … Continue reading The Show Don’t Tell Rule is not Perfect