Originally posted on My Trending Stories. Within every genre, there is a basic structure that the generic films follow. In order to make something 'original', you need to tweak the structure in a way that nobody else has done yet, or done recently. Here are some basic structures for various genres and some ways to alter them … Continue reading The movie formula and how to modify it.
Originally posted on My Trending Stories. My life revolves around films, we know this. I love them more than anything. So why is it that I haven't seen such big releases as The Force Awakens, Batman vs Superman, any of the Avengers films, and hell, I haven't even seen Mockingjay part 2. I don't even intend on watching Suicide … Continue reading Why I Don’t Watch New Films
Do you like zombie films? Do you like musicals? Do you like films that take place in only (sort of) one setting, with just 2 actors and 3-5 characters, depending on if you count the fictional zombies or not? Well, I have a movie for you! The Dead Inside. Ooh, I feel all tingly just … Continue reading The Dead Inside
A cliché is something that is overused and/or unoriginal. But as overused as they may be, there is a reason that these themes, props, character tropes, and other things are so common in horror films. Some of them are good reasons, some of them are lazy , and others I haven't thought about yet. Dolls … Continue reading What’s the deal with horror cliches?
As some of you may know (very few of you, as I've never actually mentioned it on this blog) I write stories and scripts, as it is the easiest and cheapest way to pursue my love of film-making for the time being. However, sometimes my brain simply refuses to be creative. We all know the … Continue reading I have hit a wall.
Why do we love films so much? All around the world, we have film stars and famous directors and all kinds of people dedicated to making films who we throw money at, begging for more. And it's not just films, we do the same with books and music and all forms of art, really. So … Continue reading Emotions on demand
I have been away. Don’t know if you noticed, but hey, I'm back now, and I have decided to return with a series of incoherent rantings, hope that’s okay. Do you have any idea how damn difficult it is to write reviews when you have a terrible memory like I have? I forget many things … Continue reading I’m back and I’m unsure of a topic.