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Texting Revisited

Via Slate. I was really impressed with this short film directed by Victoria Mapplebeck, about a romantic relationship she revisited after discovering an old Nokia cell phone. (It was one of those 3000 model series that’s indestructible according to the … Continue reading

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Theme and Variations

Last week, Tony Zhou from Every Frame a Painting released another fantastic video about the music in the Marvel Cinematic Universe I don’t have much to add, but to summarize why Marvel movies don’t have particularly memorable music: The fashionable … Continue reading

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#OnScreenTexts

If you enjoy Tony Zhou’s Every Frame a Painting series on YouTube, like I do, you already saw his episode on the way movies and TV shows depict texting and the Internet. There’s a wealth of visual possibilities, especially when … Continue reading

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Crossing Hitchcock

There’s a lot to talk about in the work of Alfred Hitchcock. His style has become lauded and influential. Even his silhouette is instantly recognizable. The themes and characters in his films have given psychoanalysts at least as much to … Continue reading

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Why So Close?

Tony from Every Frame a Painting has a new video out, which is all about one of my favorite unused tools a director has: ensemble staging. It’s an endangered species in most mainstream movies. Production values, fashion styles, and special … Continue reading

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Every Frame a Painting

If you haven’t seen Tony Zhou’s channel, Every Frame a Painting, you should definitely check it out. A few of his best videos have already gone viral, including this one about the comedy of Edgar Wright, and this one about … Continue reading

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