Whether you’re a film student or a video pro, you don’t need a studio to make a rough cut in the field. These top laptop picks can breeze through demanding video-editing tasks. Here’s how to judge just what you need: CPU choices, storage basics, screen traits, and more fine details. The 13-inch MacBook Pro is Apple’s best ultraportable laptop, thanks to stylish looks, an excellent touchpad, and long battery life. With a larger display, a beefier graphics chip, and (vitally and finally!) an improved keyboard, Apple’s 16-inch MacBook Pro is a beyond-capable big-screen powerhouse built for creatives. Nvidia’s earth-shaking Quadro RTX 5000 makes the Lenovo ThinkPad P53 one of the most powerful mobile workstations you can buy. It’s hefty and pricey, but it obliterates big workflows like nobody’s business. The Surface Book 2 is a feat of design, a top-of-the-line premium convertible 2-in-1 laptop that’s fast, long lasting, versatile, and portable. It’s even up for gaming. The MSI WS75 is a big-screen mobile workstation that weighs two and a half pounds less than its rivals, while packing eight-core CPU power and Nvidia’...