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Koyaanisqatsi: Life Out of Balance

May 14, 2013 |

Nate Marshall writes on Koyaanisqatsi (1982) over at The Examined Life:

It isn’t a narrative drama, it isn’t a fiction, and it’s only reluctantly categorized as a documentary (because it’s not at all a documentary, …

The Art of the Steadicam

March 7, 2013 |

From Refocused Media:

Invented by Garrett Brown in the early 70’s, the steadicam shot — or ‘steadishot’ — has become one of the most dynamic and exciting forms of cinematography and is one of the …

Making “To the Wonder”

February 27, 2013 |

Director Terrence Malick’s new film To the Wonder is a month away from release in the United States. Here are three featurettes documenting Malick’s unique creative process.

“The Man Who Knew Too Much”

February 22, 2013 |

The Criterion Collection has republished an analysis of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1934 The Man Who Knew Too Much from David Bordwell and Kristin Thompson’s textbook Film Art. Click the image below to read the full post.…

Cinematography Study: Skyfall

February 20, 2013 |

Roger Deakins is one of our greatest living cinematographers. Last year he teamed up with director Sam Mendes to shoot the new James Bond film, Skyfall. His work on the film has been nominated for …

Frame-Rate Follies

December 14, 2012 |

Ignatiy Vishnevetsky on The Hobbit and HFR (Notebook, December 14, 2012)

The failure of The Hobbit‘s HFR / 48 fps, therefore, isn’t so much a failure of design as it is a failure …