1. 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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  2. Some filmmakers can do action. Others can do comedy. But for 40 years, the master of combining them has been Jackie Chan. Let's see how he does it. (Note: to see the names of the films, press the CC button!)

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    The 9 Principles of Action Comedy
    1. Start with a DISADVANTAGE
    2. Use the ENVIRONMENT
    3. Be CLEAR in your shots
    4. Action & Reaction in the SAME frame
    5. Do as many TAKES as necessary
    6. Let the audience feel the RHYTHM
    7. In editing, TWO good hits = ONE great hit
    8. PAIN is humanizing
    9. Earn your FINISH

    Five Jackie Chan Fights (An Introduction)
    Wheels on Meals - Benny vs Jackie (youtube.com/watch?v=eI2dzMEzX2w)
    Police Story - Mall Finale (youtube.com/watch?v=Xk4dUq4zE_o)
    Police Story 2 - The Playground (youtube.com/watch?v=BTvRS9Khd5w)
    Miracles - The Rope Factory (youtube.com/watch?v=Bn1n5dI1uB4)
    Drunken Master 2 - Finale (youtube.com/watch?v=WEt4B1poOfM)

    Music:
    Jackie Chan - Police Story Theme
    Ash - Kung Fu
    Chow Fu-liang - 8 Drunken Gods (Main Theme)
    Jackie Chan - Who Am I? Theme
    David Tao - Fantasy Mission Force

    Interview Clips:
    Jackie Chan interview on filmmaking: youtube.com/watch?v=ft43yyuuoYk
    Bey Logan talks about Project A: youtube.com/watch?v=TT_0Q6GNgWk
    An Evening with Jackie Chan: youtube.com/watch?v=2ikrj5HwCzw
    Jackie Chan - My Stunts: youtube.com/watch?v=VYpwwYojns0

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  3. Attention Filmmakers! If you are sitting around, twiddling your thumbs, waiting for that perfect budget to fund your movie, look no further! Seriously, stop looking. It's time to quit procrastinating and use that crafty mind of yours to make your movie. As long as you have a camera, a friend, and an idea, you're ready to get started.

    Check out the full lesson here: vimeo.com/videoschool/lesson/372/3-tricks-for-your-impossibly-small-film-crew

    Also, check out some of the behind the scenes footage here: vimeo.com/62035720

    Music:
    Chris Rehm - "Flounders" (chrisrehm.bandcamp.com)
    Walker Lukens - "Duty" (walkerlukens.com)
    Muzio Clementi - "Musical Characteristics Op.19"
    Justin Marcellus - "Jungle Chase"

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  4. A shot-by-shot investigation of the three-way standoff at the climax of Sergio Leone's The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, revealing mathematical patterns, images of thought, and pure musical rhythm.

    A video essay by Max Tohline, 2013. Dedicated to the editors, Eugenio Alabiso and Nino Baragli.

    For educational use only. The content of this video is protected by the Academic Fair Use clause (Section 107) of the U.S. Copyright Act of 1976. For further information, see: copyright.gov/circs/circ21.pdf

    If you would like to license this video for classroom use, please leave a comment or send me a private message.

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  5. Video Essay Catalog No. 202 by Kevin B. Lee. A video essay produced with Scott Tobias of The Dissolve. Originally published: thedissolve.com/features/movie-of.../88-terrence-malick-voiceover-artist

    # vimeo.com/108736758 Uploaded 53.5K Plays 13 Comments

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