Of all the recurring signatures of Malick, his use of fire and water might be the most telling.
Parallels between 'Queen of Earth' and 'Krisha.'
The opening sequence of Persona, a ‘poem in images’, is a moody montage of startling footage. Intensely personal, these images spell out Bergman’s artistic obsessions: cinema, life and death, religion and sexuality. .
A short montage comparing various shots between 'Rogue One' and the original 'Star Wars' trilogy.
Reflexive images from the film set side-by-side for comparison.
In this video, I analyze the hidden cuts of 'Birdman.' This video, does not serve as a debunking of the seamless look of Birdman, but of the appreciation I have for the technique it uses so well.
I first watched 'Ghost in the Shell' when I was a teen but only recently realized that the film's city background is actually based on Hong Kong - my current place of residence. 16 years later, it's interesting to see how Hong Kong has physically changed. So I set out to try and recreate particular scenes from the film.
A short montage comparing various shots throughout 'Lion' (2016) that relate to one another.
In creating their world within “the world,” the Wachowski’s peppered nearly every scene of 'The Matrix' with intricate details that when viewed as a big picture help to compose a fully-realized, seamless and functional universe.
The 7 deadly sins in the movies: wrath, pride, sloth, lust, envy, gluttony and greed.
This video essay compiles fifteen scenes in which our understanding of the dialogue is obstructed, frustrated or flat out denied.