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Author: Meg Shields
Watch a video essay explaining why old TV shows tended to feature yellow title cards.
New Hollywood. I might have known it would be New Hollywood.
And what even is a "natural" edit, anyway?
My god, it's full of stars! And innovative slit-scan photography!
Fire in the hole! Or...multiple holes, safety padded with foam, and directed towards the camera.
There's a reason chiaroscuro lighting has been around for hundreds of years. It's effective and dynamic, and it tells a story.
What do a dancing walrus and a long-legged ghost have to do with jazz superstar Cab Calloway? Well, in a word: rotoscoping.
Watch a video essay explaining the idea and how it became so commonly accepted as the most authentic version of a film.
What's better, a relatable final girl or an '80s power fantasy? Here's a breakdown of why each Ripley, in 'Alien' and 'Aliens,' is perfect for her film.