Techni(cal) Color

Informative history and technique analysis color in storytelling. This is one of those filmic elements that I consider rather than plan. However, I’m trying to (color) correct that.

Additional Note: This supercut of Kubrick’s use of color helps illustrate how powerful it can be.

Tarantino Road Warrior

There’s a curious balance in being an auteur. You need to have a unique voice, but you also can’t be too derivative of your own work. This assembly of Tarantino driving shots shows how a set piece can be a calling card, yet effectively drive (ahem) the story in each film.

Moving Movie Posters

looper

With endless ways to innovate in film, I find it fascinating when simple techniques yield dramatic results. Like these GIF movie posters, which elegantly capture the character of the movies themselves. Granted, I have the cinematic experience to flashback to. But if you had never seen any of these films, wouldn’t your interest be piqued?

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