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  • Top 5 Edited Charlie Sheen Features

    Top 5 Edited Charlie Sheen Features

    March 23, 2011, 11:56 am
    I know I’m basically a week late on the hype, but because he’s been all over the news and I like watching him, I thought I’d do a blog on our good ol’ friend Charlie Sheen!

    5. The Three Musketeers (1993)
    Disney almost always delivers consistent and quality editing, and here is no exception. Everything is logical and the pacing is brisk enough to keep audiences of all ages engaged.
    4. Red Dawn (1984)
    Next to the story progression, the pacing is really important in this film. There is a consistent and definite build up in pace as the climax approaches, and successfully puts the viewers into the same danger that the kids are in.
    3. Hot Shots, Part Deux (1993)
    Comedy is arguably more difficult to edit than other genres because pacing and timing is so important, and all the while the editor has to be able to sell the gag (if there is one). This film is as funny as it is thanks to some great editing. Then you’ve got Martin Sheen making a cameo in an Apocalypse Now parody, where both father and son parody the same thing!
    2. Wall Street (1987)
    Another with both Sheens! Here we have editing with an exciting pace that drives the story just as fast as the stock market works. The montage is also pretty decent, but one thing that I noticed that is worthy to mention, I think, is that it’s still fairly easy to follow what’s happening with only a basic knowledge of the stock market.
    1. Platoon (1986)
    This is definitely one of my favourite films, and continues the play on the similarities between Sheen Sr. and Sheen Jr. (without the comedy aspect of course). The editing is beautiful, with pacing and shape montage worthy of the subject matter. On top of that, the story is endlessly king with drama at every corner.

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    • Light Sabre Battles! (v)
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      Light Sabre Battles! (v)

      January 18, 2012, 3:00 pm
      As an interesting note, it was conveniently blocked by FOX just as the internet is on blackout strike today in solidarity against SOPA. American friends, please be aware that if SOPA passes, videos like this where I attempt to teach about film editing in a fun way will not be available anymore, even if I am in compliance with the Fair Use clause— in fact, I could be shut down, fined, and/or jailed without due process. If you like the internet and the ability to find information freely and easily, please educate yourself about this bill, and do whatever you can to stop it from passing!

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    • Top 5 Marx Brothers Films
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      Top 5 Marx Brothers Films

      January 4, 2012, 1:19 pm
      First EDL of the new year up! Marx brothers, see? nyaah!

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    • Top 5 Moment of Despair Scenes in a Xmas film (v)
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      Top 5 Moment of Despair Scenes in a Xmas film (v)

      December 14, 2011, 4:44 pm
      Have a video version of my very first Christmas blog, the best edited Moments of Despair in a Christmas film!

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    • Top 5 Scenes With a Steam Engine
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      Top 5 Scenes With a Steam Engine

      November 30, 2011, 11:29 am
      Check out this week's EDL, featuring the top 5 edited scenes with steam engines!

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    • Top 5 Edited Dinosaur Attack Scenes!
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      Top 5 Edited Dinosaur Attack Scenes!

      November 16, 2011, 1:28 pm
      I know I've covered this one in the past, but with the new video format I feel like I can really do some of previous written blogs justice. This one especially!

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    • Top 5 Scenes on a Mountaintop
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      Top 5 Scenes on a Mountaintop

      November 3, 2011, 1:54 pm
      Vlog number 3! Scenes on a mountain. See my epic climbing skills (not)...

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    • Top five scenes in a Mad Max film!
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      Top five scenes in a Mad Max film!

      October 19, 2011, 1:19 pm
      In Vlog number 2 of the Edit Decision List, I look at the best edited scenes in a Mad Max Movie, as well as manage to completely butcher an Australian accent.

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    • Top 5 Edited Die Hard Scenes
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      Top 5 Edited Die Hard Scenes

      October 5, 2011, 12:07 pm
      My very first vlog covers the top 5 scenes in a Die Hard movie!

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    • Top 5 edited scenes in Metropolis
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      Top 5 edited scenes in Metropolis

      September 21, 2011, 4:25 pm
      Metropolis is one of the most influential science fiction films of all time, and it's obvious that the editing has a lot to do with it. The expressive nature of the acting is superbly juxtaposed with epically framed shots in such a way that story isn't only easy to follow, but really fun to watch!

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    • Top 5 Back to the Future Scenes
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      Top 5 Back to the Future Scenes

      September 7, 2011, 12:16 pm
      Great scott! I must've blown a hole in the space-time continuum with my 1.21 "Jiggawatt" blog entry…

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