1. One overlooked aspect of Spielberg is that he's actually a stealth master of the long take. From Duel to Tintin, for forty years, he has sneakily filmed many scenes in a single continuous shot.

    Eight long examples: vimeo.com/tonyzhou/spielberg-eight
    Twelve short examples: vimeo.com/tonyzhou/spielberg-twelve

    For educational purposes only. English & Portuguese subtitles by Akemi Mitsueda.
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    Music:
    The Crystals - "Then He Kissed Me"
    Nujabes - "Aruarian Dance"
    Air - "Kelly Watch the Stars"
    DJ Shadow - "Why Hip Hop Sucks in '96"

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  2. How does Stanley Kubrick express Jack Torrence's lack of free will? This visual essay response to ROOM 237, composed by Dr. Drew Morton (Assistant Professor of Mass Communication at Texas A&M University-Texarkana), analyzes how THE SHINING is about Jack's predetermined damnation.

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  3. If you love visual comedy, you gotta love Edgar Wright, one of the few filmmakers who is consistently finding humor through framing, camera movement, editing, goofy sound effects and music. This is an analysis and appreciation of one of our finest comedic voices.

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    For further reading/viewing, I highly recommend
    David Bordwell's essay on funny framings: davidbordwell.net/blog/2007/04/30/funny-framings/
    And David Chen's video essay on Wright's use of close-ups: vimeo.com/85311313
    And Ryan Gosling Won't Eat His Cereal: youtube.com/watch?v=ohJtvuCAsp4

    Music:
    Sex Bob-omb - We Are Sex Bob-omb
    Primal Scream - Loaded
    Tubthumper - Kick Out the Jams
    Rob Viktum- 4/17/75
    Pete Woodhead & Daniel Mudford - You've Got Red on You / Shaun of the Dead Suite
    DJ Shadow - Why Hip Hop Sucks in '96

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  4. For sheer directorial craft, there are few people working today who can match David Fincher. And yet he describes his own process as “not what I do, but what I don’t do.” Join me today in answering the question: What does David Fincher not do?

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    Music:
    Nine Inch Nails - Closer (Precursor)
    Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross - Magnetic
    The Dust Brothers - What is Fight Club?
    Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross - Procedural
    Donovan - Hurdy Gurdy Man

    # vimeo.com/107779620 Uploaded 578K Plays 116 Comments
  5. In drama, two characters walk into a room. Each wants something from the other. The question of the scene is: who gets what they want?

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    Music: RJD2 - "Ghostwriter"

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