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

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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 documentary is featured on the Two-Disc Special Edition DVD for Bullitt (1968), released in 2005. See more »

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Features All That Jazz (1979) See more »

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A MUST SEE FILM for everybody starting out in the business
22 March 2005 | by (Bogota, Colombia) – See all my reviews

I'm a film director/editor from Colombia with more than 45 years in the business and this film is absolutely the best essay on film editing that I've had the good luck of seeing. The examples are great, the explanations on the "unseen" or "hidden art" of editing are perfect, the pacing is just right, etc., etc. The only thing I felt was that it was too short, but then I'm biased on the subject. This should be a MUST SEE FILM for everybody starting out in the business (and not just those who want to be editors).This is a solid "10" for me and I can't understand how anybody would consider it less, except for those mediocre joes who just can't cut it...


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