I go through some of Matthew Libatique's cinematography techniques to help you understand his unique style.
In 'Moonrise Kingdom,' Wes Anderson’s style is the perfect match for the story.
A look at the work of horror's most influential designer.
Perspective shots in 'Breaking Bad.'
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.'
A video essay analyzing the use of shapes in Pixar's 'Up' to convey a message about main character Carl's life in the beginning of the film.
Whether they're driving, falling, fighting or setting themselves on fire, movie stunt people have the skills- and the crazy - to make movie danger feel real - because sometimes, it IS real.
Video Essay examining character arc and development in film. In particular we look at characters point of change and use 'The Graduate' for an example.
We take a look at the bird imagery in Hitchcock's 'Psycho' and how the stuffed birds reveal Norman Bates's attitude toward women.
What is the sci-fi urban hellscape and how does it relate to 'Predator 2' and other American science-fiction films?