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Stories For Ghosts

Contrary to popular belief, January can be an exciting time for horror fans for one big reason-the Sundance Film Festival, one of the industry's major film festivals. Every January, Sundance bestows upon us weird, frightening, and bizarrely amazing horror movies.

Horror has always had a place at the high-brow-film table, and Sundance has a proven record for bringing fresh horror to hungry audiences.

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Comedy Films!

There are so many types of comedies - slapstick, screwball, romantic, satirical, dark - but only one way to do it right: make 'em laugh, the audience that is (though if you are laughing in the editing suite, that is probably a good sign). Literally any situation bears the roots of comedy, it is merely a matter for you the editor of finding it. Comedic dialogue is helpful, but if a scene is not cut properly, that doozy of a punchline that originally jumped off the script could and probably will be lost into the ether.

It is our job to prevent that creative tragedy from ever happening. That ability for prevention, like a lot in making art, comes from creative instinct. But there are structures you can follow and should follow to help you as well.

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Horror Films!

Horror Films!

For the third weekend in a row, M. Night Shyamalan's thriller Split just landed atop box office charts, to date pulling in just under $100,000,000 at the domestic box office. I think it's pretty safe to say that nobody expected the film, made for just $9 million, to be the money-making powerhouse that it's proven to be, but one thing is now more certain than ever: Shyamalan is back, and he's back in a big way. Split is his first film since The Sixth Sense to top the charts three weeks in a row, and we couldn't be happier to see the twist-master back in top form.

And that's the most important thing here. While horror sequels may not be performing all that well this year, original horror movies are killing it; something we can all be happy about.

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