From MMIP Riffs: 3 Ridiculous Things About The Omen Series

3 Ridiculous Things About (Movie or Movie Series X) is going to be a regular feature of the MMIP Riffs Youtube channel. Here’s the first episode, in honor of Halloween, in which I examine the flaws in the slightly overrated, but still a hoot, 1976 horror flick The Omen and its two never overrated and much less… Continue reading From MMIP Riffs: 3 Ridiculous Things About The Omen Series

Is it Possible to Make “The Final Conflict” Interesting?

Of Pixar’s 22 rules of storytelling–which might better be understood as “22 questions and exercises that improve your storytelling odds” I get the biggest kick out of #20: #20: Exercise: take the building blocks of a movie you dislike. How d’you rearrange them into what you DO like? Just for fun, I’d like to subject… Continue reading Is it Possible to Make “The Final Conflict” Interesting?