This short video by Kogonada is a “supercut” (a compilation of shots) from Wes Anderson films — all from the point of view of a character looking down at what’s … Continue reading
— This short video by Kogonada is a poetic homage to the influential Russian filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky (1932–1986). Image from Ivan’s Childhood, 1962 — Image from Nostalgia, 1982/83 — Image from The … Continue reading
— Antoine de Saint Exubery said, “A pile of rocks ceases to be a rock pile when somebody contemplates it with the idea of a cathedral in mind.” In this … Continue reading
— Alfred Hitchcock said, “Dialogue should simply be a sound among other sounds, just something that comes out of the mouths of people whose eyes tell the story in visual … Continue reading
In this short elegant montage, the filmmaker Kogonada demonstrates how the technique of “centering” a shot is, well, central to the technique of Wes Anderson.
In this fascinating experiment, a film by Vittorio de Sica and a contemporary recut by David O. Selznick are examined side-by-side in order to understand the difference between Sica’s neorealistic … Continue reading