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‘Magic Mooncake’ Is Cute and Animated Cooking Slapstick

20 October 2017 12:15 PM, PDT

By Jacob Oller

All the cuteness of a cooking .gif in a short film. comic short describing the cooking process of its dish, Magic Mooncake combines CG and real-life cinematography into a cutesy anthropomorphic group of ingredients that are absolutely nothing like Sausage Party. Calm-faced eggs and rowdy nuts flavor high-definition cooking porn with animated glee. Those as obsessed […]

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‘Lemon Drink’ Faces Entertainment Addicts’ Nightmares

20 October 2017 10:45 AM, PDT

By Jacob Oller

A human meme takes a dark turn. riend of the site (and Twitter parody extraordinaire) William Goss wrote and directed this goofy short starring Christian Parrish and Byron Brown. You may recognize Brown, like I did, from the popular Doritos commercial entry he starred in back in 2012, which is jarring at first as you […]

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‘Others Will Follow’ is Hopeful Sci-Fi At Its Best

20 October 2017 6:45 AM, PDT

By Jacob Oller

The moon landing was just the first step. ndrew Finch’s sci-fi stunner takes all the wonder of the genre and compresses it into a tight, elegant story of generational aspiration. Space travel went to the moon, but Mars and others are next. Telling the stories of these future astronauts will be part of humanity’s larger […]

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The Lights and Shadows of ‘Blade Runner’

19 October 2017 12:15 PM, PDT

By Jacob Oller

Humanity’s relationship to visibility is explored in a new video. lade Runner and its source story place huge importance on the perception of what is real and what is fake. Some of this perception, when the story took on a visual element, was transferred to the lighting of scenes and characters. Replicants lay in shadow, […]

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Getting Under Your Skin: The Subliminal Shots of ‘Mindhunter’

19 October 2017 10:45 AM, PDT

By Jacob Oller

The Netflix original’s opening titles want to mess with your head. avid Fincher is a notoriously heady director. Chopping up bits and pieces of footage, leaving clues, has been something of a calling card of his – ironic as it may be when much of his work focuses on serial killers. Fight Club’s fourth wall-breaking […]

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Lonesome Engineering: Constructing Tension in ‘Alien’

19 October 2017 6:45 AM, PDT

By Jacob Oller

The desolation of space is the perfect breeding ground for existential crises. lien is as much a film series about the terrors of engineering as it is about the follies of man’s exploration into the natural world. The robotic betrayals and dangers wrought by humanity rival those of the aliens, but the metallic cages of […]

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Less is More Than Enough: Acting and The Kuleshov Effect

18 October 2017 12:15 PM, PDT

By Jacob Oller

Ryan Gosling stars in a case study of the editing effect. he Kuleshov Effect makes the case that meaning can come from something that wasn’t filmed, but merely the juxtaposition of two filmed shots. A neutral face and a bowl of soup retroactively creates a hungry face. Extending this to acting theory means that when […]

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Dodge, Dip, Dive, Duck, and Deconstruct: Gender in ‘Dodgeball’

18 October 2017 10:45 AM, PDT

By Jacob Oller

Is there more to the comedy than its ball puns? odgeball holds a special place in many people’s hearts as a crass, lovable, ultimately heartwarming comedy that played every single waking hour on Comedy Central while many of us were in high school or college. But it’s also much smarter than meets the eye. At […]

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.3 Will Ignite Marvel’s Phase 4

18 October 2017 9:45 AM, PDT

By Max Covill

Marvel isn’t going away anytime soon. Even though Kevin Feige made a point of saying the Marvel Cinematic Universe won’t go on forever, it looks like it won’t be ending soon. According to interview with Uproxx recently, Feige went on record as saying that Avengers: Infinity War and the untitled fourth Avengers movie will build to […]

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Beaten and Bruised: Britain’s Oldest Stuntman

18 October 2017 6:45 AM, PDT

By Jacob Oller

Rocky Taylor has been putting himself in danger longer than most people have been alive. tunts are a young man’s game. You have to be courageous and meticulous, with enough of a wild streak to be reckless when all the rules have gone out the window. Rocky Taylor has been a stuntman for 54 years. […]

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The Thirteen Snubbings of Cinematographer Roger Deakins

17 October 2017 12:15 PM, PDT

By Jacob Oller

Maybe 14 is his lucky number. here is no greater working director of photography than Roger Deakins. The man continues to set standards on each new project he works on, creating new and exciting displays of lighting and rigging technique that utilize and innovate with the field’s new tech. He’s so good, he’s been nominated […]

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The Tonal Disaster of ‘The Book of Henry’

17 October 2017 10:45 AM, PDT

By Jacob Oller

Like The Lovely Bones before it, this miscalculated stinker rang false. he Book of Henry was an utterly preposterous trainwreck of a film (and, even moreso, of a business investment) that reflected so poorly on director Colin Trevorrow that some peg his Star Wars firing on the film’s failure. The film – about a child […]

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Relics of Future’s Past: The Production Design of ‘Blade Runner 2049’

17 October 2017 6:45 AM, PDT

By Jacob Oller

Worldbuilding is much different when it’s your own. he spectacularly ambitious Blade Runner 2049 spared no expense when revitalizing the thirty-year-old film and turning it into a franchise. Telling the story of Los Angeles in the future’s future, where a future has aged and changed, is already interesting enough. Playing on an audience’s own maturation […]

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Innocence Lost: The Children of Roberto Rossellini’s War Trilogy

16 October 2017 12:15 PM, PDT

By Jacob Oller

Understanding wartime maturity was never so poignant. oberto Rossellini’s scathingly-scripted war trilogy – encompassing Paisan; Rome, Open City; and Germany Year Zero, which has also been called his neorealist trilogy – came after his well-received three films on fascism. The neorealist elements in these later films enabled his scripts to include things like regional dialects […]

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Understanding the Groundbreakingly Gothic ‘Nosferatu’

16 October 2017 10:45 AM, PDT

By Jacob Oller

The horror here is as relevant Murnau as ever. . W. Murnau’s 1922 Nosferatu became one of cinema’s first masterpieces and in so doing, laid the groundwork for years of Gothic interpretation on screen. Its horror isn’t explicitly expressionistic, but more in line with the imagery of Gothic literature. Reinventing vampires wasn’t enough for the […]

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