Short Films

The Unexpected Tenderness of ‘Marcy Learns Something New’

Get schooled with this short film about a widow who attends a dominatrix workshop.

The Cinematic Grammar of Wes Anderson’s ‘Castello Cavalcanti’

Sometimes, actions speak louder than words. And of course by actions we mean camera pans.

Why Long Takes Excel at Capturing Confrontation

Because nothing captures spiraling decision-making quite like a oner.

How James Cameron Recorded Dialogue Underwater for ‘The Abyss’

Well, it wasn't easy. But it's James Cameron so what'd you expect?

Frames in Motion: A Beginner’s Guide To How Animation Works

Everything you've ever wanted to know about how animation works, in under three minutes.

Revisiting ‘The Age of Innocence’ in the Age of Social Distancing

While we're all keeping at a distance: one of the greatest films ever made about frustrated desire and the power…

‘Cats’ and the Death of the Awards-Hopeful Musical Adaptation

Be a connoisseur of chaos and watch this feature-length video about how 'Cats' the musical, and the cinematic nightmare fuel,…

It’s The Perfect Time to Start “Sweding” Films Again

2008's 'Be Kind Rewind' kicked off a trend of hilariously homemade no-budget remakes of cinema classics. Now that we're all…