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The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing (2004)

Documentary about the art of film editing. Clips are shown from many groundbreaking films with innovative editing styles.

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Documentary about the art of film editing. Clips are shown from many groundbreaking films with innovative editing styles.

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This film is dedicated to Arnold Glassman. See more »

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While the third portion of the credits rolls, Michael Kahn provides his take on "what editors do." See more »

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Features Home for the Holidays (1995) See more »

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The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing (2004)
28 February 2010 | by See all my reviews

This is a must see documentary for any serious film buff. For all you folks out there that dismiss older films, you may be surprised by your favorite directors such as Quentin Tarantino, Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg and James Cameron praising the magnificence of silent films and many classics. Without these classics and the skill involved in making them, today's movies wouldn't be what they are. A brilliant and informative documentary. It very thoroughly explores a movie art form that is often not understood and certainly unappreciated. The editing of a film is very instrumental in its success. However, not many people appreciate it.


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