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Time in the “Before” and “Up” Films

June 3, 2013 |

Brett McCracken at Mere Orthodoxy writes on time and the power of cinema:

A professor I admire once said — while discussing the films of Yasujiro Ozu, or maybe it was semiotics (can’t remember) — that …

“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.…

Dissecting Trailers

February 19, 2013 |

Today, the New York Times published an interesting visual analysis of the trailers for five of the best picture Oscar nominees. They compare the narrative styles of each feature with the way the trailers sequentially place …

The Rule of Six

February 2, 2013 |

A preview of oscar-winning editor Walter Murch (Apocalypse Now, The English Patient) talking at an NFTS post-production symposium, introducing his ‘Rule of Six’, for the Imaginox Online Creative Academy of Film and Television.…