What are the single cinematic images that have lasted in your memory, the ones that you go back to and think on again and again for no clear reason? Why do those images make the impact that they do? Do they mean anything on some sort of grander level?
We examine how shadows help shape the characters in 'The Godfather.'
The aesthetic and techniques of cinematographer Larry Fong.
In this video essay, we explore how '12 Angry Men' shifts between high-angle and low-angle shots to express the characters' emotional states.
A compilation of match cuts.
What some of horror's most iconic shots do to keep us up at night.
The aesthetic and techniques of cinematographer Harris Savides.
Understanding the cinematography of Rodrigo Prieto.
A 13-and-a-half-minute scene that is not only best representative of Leone’s aesthetic, but also of the quick-paced and rapid-fire style Spaghetti Westerns introduced to the larger genre.
We take a closer look at Jeff Nichols' 'Loving' (2016) and the filmmaking philosophy of visual simplicity.
These visuals took our breath away.