HIMM: A Quiet Long-Take Champion (Zhou)

A long take – this is simply a shot that doesn’t cut away to other shots, but is a continuous shot that usually follows the action of the scene as it plays out in real-time. Even if you have never heard of the term, I’m sure you have seen one in action (anything that has top-ten style list dedicated to it… Read More

FBF Video: Spielberg vs Hitchcock (ERB) (NSFW)

Although I have an interest and passion for film and TV, there are some days where I just want to share something that is a bit funny. Today is one of those days, and I want to do a #FBF that merges my passion with some humour. Be warned though, there is a bit of swearing… Read More

Video Essay: On Archive Remakes?

Continuing with this series of resource links – from video essays, to cinematographer interviews, how-to tips and the like – today I want to circle back around to an idea that I have often ruminated upon: that of the cinema remake. There are the obvious remakes, of course. Same name, same (or similar enough) plot-line… just large chunks… Read More