Interview: Kevin Spacey Does Impersonations (ITAS)

It seems like celebrities are doing impersonations all the time. Co-actors try to mimic each other, vocalists mimic other singers. Such is its popularity right now, that just last month the top-ten-list juggernaut WatchMojo even gave us a top ten list dedicated to this very phenomenon. [Spoiler alert if you haven’t seen it yet]. At the top of… Read More

Article: David Boyd ASC & The Walking Dead (CreativeCOW)

Don’t worry, there are no spoilers here. Well, not unless you haven’t watched any of The Walking Dead over the last five years perhaps. Other than that, you ought to be golden with this post. I have done a wide variety of media work over the years: this often means needing to up-skill. When I… Read More

List: 129 Of The Most Beautiful Shots In Movie History (Buzzfeed)

Buzzfeed is usually the haunt of Internet jokery and inane quizzes: and yet today I was pleasantly surprised to see a list of stills that is quite magnificent… a list they have deemed, “129 Of The Most Beautiful Shots In Movie History.” It is a pretty reasonable list – but you will need to be ready… Read More

How To: Get the Hollywood Greenscreen Look (KINETIC)

Alrighty, I have had my fun for a while – so today I want to come back to one of the reasons I started this blog in the first place… to share tools, tips, tricks, and generally correlate a whole bunch of resources for those who are still “waiting to be seen” (waiting2bscene… get it?)… Read More

Product Preview: Light L16 Camera

Many moons before I began playing in the world of videos, I was a fairly avid amateur photographer. As a kid my grandfather introduced me to the world of photography, and I was hooked. While it has felt like a natural transition from photography to videography, those humble origins still lead me to check out fantastic new… Read More

Interview: John C. McGinley (Speakeasy)

Like many, the hit hospital sitcom Scrubs quickly became go to viewing for me. In fact – I still really enjoy it. How much? Well let’s say that it is enough to have just completed a marathon viewing of seasons 4 to 8, and leave it there! Anyway… I think that Scrubs‘ continued appeal for… Read More

Video Essay: What’s in the Box? (CineFix)

** Spoiler alerts a head… though if you haven’t already seen this after twenty years, shame on you. ** It was one of the most numbing thrillers of the mid-90’s… And if you didn’t immediately think of Se7en after reading that sentence, then you really missed out on something special! After a fairly tried-and-true series of murder-somethings throughout… Read More

Mashup: Elba as Bond in SPECTRE (Vulture Remix)

James Bond is a cinematic icon. And the fact is that for over 50-years now Bond has always been a suave, sophisticated, whiter-than-white, chauvinist Brit that gets to sleep with beautiful women and play with a lot of cool toys. Of course, this has not escaped the attention of, well, the world. Thus for the last… Read More

Video Montage: A Retrospect Of British Cinema (Rhys)

If you have ever marvelled at an epic masterpiece on the silver-screen, there is quite a reasonable chance that it was made by the grand lady of American cinema, Hollywood. For those who reside in the USA, however – it might surprise you to hear that, “As we enter the twenty-first century, the study of the previous century’s… Read More