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
From Over at the MMIP Riffs site, a full list. Here’s a sample: Omen III: The Final Conflict: The first Omen movie made almost zero sense, but it had a neat high concept hook: “Pop quiz, Cochise: Your child may be the son of Satan. What do you do? What do you do?” And with… Continue reading The 42 Worst Movies Made Since I Was Born
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?