VideoEssay

A Tribute to Punching in Movies

„Cinematic violence has existed for almost as long as cinema itself, and for all the millions of violent acts portrayed on screen, there is probably none more common than the punch.“

Recreating the Loot Train Attack from Game of Thrones

Bevor Sascha den neuen Wowcast gleich postet: Nerdwriter nimmt die „Loot Train Attack“ aus Game of Thrones aka „Giant Frankenstein Monster Battle“ auseinander:

Video Essay: How Does Horror Comedy Work?

Great video essay by Patrick Willems:

Evil and the Triple Dead

Not 1 but 2 video-essays about the Evil Dead-Series. Join us! A documentary exploring 'The Evil Dead' from Conception to Creation and Reception to Aftermath.

Storytelling with Sound

„Cinematic sound isn't limited to explosions, musical cues, or the Wilhelm scream. Let's take a few minutes and explore a more theoretical and storytelling-oriented approach to on-screen sound.“

The Dolly Zoom

„The Dolly Zoom is a bizarre cinematic effect, and it can do a lot more than just make you dizzy. Let's take a look at some famous instances of the dolly zoom, see what they accomplish, and explore how it teaches a lot of principles of filmmaking.“ Vor drei Jahren von Vashi Nedomansky: Evolution of…

How Genres change: Superhero Movies Get Old

SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: John G. Cawelti, "Chinatown and Generic Transformation in Recent American Films" (PDF) Jean-Christophe Cloutier, A Country for Old Men: "Unforgiven", "The Shootist", and the Post-Heyday Western Cinema Journal, Vol. 51, No. 4 (Summer 2012), pp. 110-129

David Fincher - Invisible Details

„A look at the hidden visual effects work of David Fincher's filmography.“

Inequality and the enduring Propheticism of John Carpenters „They Live“

„John Carpenter's cult classic THEY LIVE (1988) was certainly a movie for its moment. It's also quite resonant today...and probably will be for the foreseeable future.“ Es gibt übrigens noch TheyLive-Nerdcore-Shirts in fast allen Größen --> CONSUME!

Whiplash Insights

„Damien Chazelle, writer and director of 'Whiplash' and 'La La Land', narrates his process of turning an award-winning short into an award-winning feature and how most films would do just fine without their endings. […] This video combines excerpts from the two audio commentary tracks available on the home release of 'Whiplash' with visual demonstrations…

Pulp Fiction sans Dialogue

Neue Videoserie von Cinemabreak: A Silent Story. Im ersten Teil erzählen sie die drei Storys (Vincent Vega & Marcellus Wallace Wife, The Gold Watch, The Bonnie Situation) aus Tarantinos Pulp Fiction ohne Gewaltausbrüche oder Dialoge. Wie Mario „Musicless“ Wienerroither, nur halt mit Film. Sure, why not. (via Martin) Do you imagine Pulp Fiction without dialogues?…

Akira: How To Animate Light

Hübscher neuer Clip von Evan „Nerdwriter“ Puschak (Patreon) über Akira und animiertes Licht:

Giallo 101

Hübsches Video-Essay von Indietrix über das italienische Giallo-Subgenre, dessen Name von Crime-Pulps des Mondatori-Verlages stammt (unten ein paar Cover). Giallo is a genre of horror from Italy, predominantly in the 70s. Masters like Lucio Fulci, Dario Argento and Mario Bava did their best work on these films, which combine sexuality, violence and gorgeous colour together…

David Lynch - The Elusive Subconscious

Schönes neues Video-Essay von Lewis Bond aka Channel Criswell (Patreon), 20 Minuten über David Lynch: Und apropos Lynch: Grade erschien der Trailer zur neuen Doku David Lynch: The Art Life. „Sickness, corruption, fear in the air: It was so good for me“.

The Origins of Bugs Bunny

Der hervorragende Kaptain Kristian (Patreon) über Bugs Bunny: