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?