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The Directors Series- Stanley Kubrick [1.5]

1.5- STANLEY KUBRICK- THE FINAL FEATURES The concluding installment of THE DIRECTORS SERIES' examination into the films and career of director Stanley Kubrick,…
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The Role of Color in the Films of Guillermo Del Toro

My video essay for Bournemouth University's Narrative Constructions unit, thoroughly analyzing the use of color as a means to construct narratives in the films of…
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STEVEN SPIELBERG Shot By Shot

Shot By Shot Film : Jaws Director : Steven Spielberg Scene Breakdowns : Brody wakes up and leaves 2:10 - Brody and Cassidy discover Chrissie's remnants 5:25…
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"Something in the blood" | 28 Days Later... (2002)

"Something in the blood" | 28 Days Later... (2002) | Film Studies | Scoop.it
When is a zombie movie not a zombie movie? It’s a question that quite a lot of critics and viewer may have asked themselves when they saw Danny Boyle’s 28 Days Later…, released in the UK in October...
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Drive (2011) - The Quadrant System

One of the many pleasures of Nicolas Winding Refn’s “Drive” (2011) is that the shots feel both tightly composed and weirdly unpredictable. Even though most of the…
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The Directors Series- Stanley Kubrick [1.4]

1.4- STANLEY KUBRICK- THE MASTER WORKS Part 4 of THE DIRECTORS SERIES' examination into the films and career of director Stanley Kubrick, covering the string…
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10 Must-See Movie Trailers for Films Showing at Sundance

10 Must-See Movie Trailers for Films Showing at Sundance | Film Studies | Scoop.it
The Sundance Film Festival just kicked off its annual frenzy of film watching in Park City, Utah. This will come as no surprise to the seasoned festival fo
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Moznosti Dialogu (Dimensions of Dialogue) PART 1-2-3

Part 1 : İlk çağ insanından modern çağ insanına kadar geçen süreci ve bu süreçte makineler ve onları kullanmamızı sağlayan enerji kaynakları arasında yaşanan savaşı, Part…
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GREAT DIRECTORS

Great Directors, directed by Angela Ismailos, features conversations with ten of the world's greatest living directors: Bernardo Bertolucci, David Lynch, Liliana…
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Symmetry in Wes Anderson's Editing in 35 MM - A GROUP FOR CINEPHILES!

The more films Wes Anderson directs, the more tightly structured and precise each aspect of his style becomes. He's long favored neat centering and symmetry in…
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Lacklustre films blamed for record fall in box office takings

Lacklustre films blamed for record fall in box office takings | Film Studies | Scoop.it
Revenues at UK and Irish cinemas fell 2.9% to £1.13bn, the most significant fall since records began in 1991
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Vertical Framing Video Essay

This video essay accompanies a written version in Issue 24 of Refractory (refractory.unimelb.edu.au/). For more thoughts on vertical framing you can check out…
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American Trailers

This extended video-essay charts the origins, development and possible future of the trailer in American cinema. Beginning in 1912, moving through to the National…
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50 weeks to learn film | Mark Cousins’ Dispatches | Sight & Sound

50 weeks to learn film | Mark Cousins’ Dispatches | Sight & Sound | Film Studies | Scoop.it
Should we plant a bomb under film school courses and see where the pieces fall? Might we fire university film studies courses into the sky, on a magnesium rocket, and see the smithereens fall to earth, like the man who fell to earth, like the climax of Nicolas Roeg’s Eureka, when Jack McCann finds his gold?
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Coen Country

This short video-essay examines various themes present in the work of the Coen brothers. While other essays have assembled several recurring visual tropes: elevators,…
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Hearing Tarantino

From the delicate intricacies used to display the fastidiousness of a character, to the overzealous noises paying tribute to a genre--here is a quick video I created…
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Things are not what they seem

A video essay on title sequences from Hitchcock and Fincher films. An exploration of motion graphic design from analog to digital.
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Explore Filmmaking: from Script to Screen — National Film and Television School — FutureLearn

Explore Filmmaking: from Script to Screen — National Film and Television School — FutureLearn | Film Studies | Scoop.it
Learn from award-winning filmmakers about how films get from script to screen with this course from the NFTS and BFI Film Academy.
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Over six weeks, our team of award-winning filmmakers will take you through their approach to telling stories, as well as demystifying their own filmmaking specialisms - from writing and directing to cinematography, editing and composing.

 

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Pupil – A Darren Aronofsky Supercut

A supercut looking at the various emotions Aronofsky displays in his 6 films through the eyes of his characters. Films: Pi-1998 Requiem for a Dream-2000 The Fountain-2006 The…
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Scorsese: The Mirrors

Music: The Chase by Howard Shore from the soundtrack of Hugo
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Transformers 4: Bay On Action

This is "Transformers 4: Bay On Action in 35 MM - A GROUP FOR CINEPHILES!" by Michael Bay Dot Com on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.
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Malick Motifs

Regardless of whether you laud him or ridicule him, it's no doubt that Terrence Malick is truly a visionary filmmaker. Here are some of his many motifs, shot types,…
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cineCollage :: Surrealist Cinema

cineCollage :: Surrealist Cinema | Film Studies | Scoop.it
The ideal Surrealist film differed from Dada works in that it would not be a humorous, chaotic assemblage of events. Instead, it would trace a disturbing, often sexually charged story that followed the inexplicable logic of a dream.
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What Makes a Video Essay Great?

The video essay is expanding our notions of film criticism and appreciation. But do these essays offer a key to let us out—or lock us in? A desktop documentary by…
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