Posts filed under “Film”

Saturday Night Cinema: Most Effective Edits of All Time

Skilled editing is as effective in the creation of a good film as a writer, director, or performer. Though often overlooked, editing brings shots together to make a whole greater than the sum of its parts. These ten movies are a fantastic illustration of just how important editing can be.

 

 

THE LIST

City of God
Director: Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund
Editor: Daniel Rezende

Bonnie and Clyde
Director: Arthur Penn
Editor: Dede Allen

North By Northwest:
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Editor: George Tomasini

The Godfather
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Editor: William Reynolds, Peter Zinner

Battleship Potemkin
Director: S.M. Eisenstein
Editor: Sergei M. Eisenstein, Grigori Aleksandrov

Psycho
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Editor: George Tomasini

Un Chien Andalou
Director: Louis Bunuel
Editor: Luis Buñuel

Apocalypse Now
Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Editor: Lisa Fruchtman, Gerald B. Greenberg, Walter Murch

2001: A Space Odyssey
Director: Stanley Kubrick
Editor: Ray Lovejoy

Lawrence of Arabia
Director: David Lean
Editor: Anne V. Coates

Category: Film, Weekend

Volkswagen Public Service Announcement:

VW demonstrates why you shouldn’t text and drive.     Volkswagen – Eyes on the road 25 million views and counting

Category: Film, Travel

Scorsese: The Art of Silence

Saturday night cinema: Martin Scorsese – The Art of Silence from Tony Zhou on Vimeo. Vimeo via kottke

Category: Film, Weekend

Eye Ink: Hollywood FX Artist Creates Movie Eyeballs

Cristina Patterson paints on a teeny, tiny canvas, a contact lens. The Los Angeles-based artist has designed and hand-painted special-effect ocular looks for more than 300 films and television shows, including Angelina Jolie’s eyes in ‘Maleficent.’ Source: Bloomberg, June 23 2014

Category: Film

The Supposed and Filmed Locations of Fictional Places

Click for a bigger, more better graphic. Source: Wondernode

Category: Film, Media, Weekend

Most Lethal Actors of All Time, by # of On-Screen Kills

click for larger chart Source: Know More   Da vinner is Ah-nold by a mile . . .  

Category: Data Analysis, Film, Weekend

On Film: The Invention of the Moonwalk

Some mighty fine hoofin: hat tip kottke Dancers (in alphabetical order): Fred Astaire, Bill Bailey, Buck and Bubbles, Cab Calloway, Clark Brothers, Sammy Davis Jr., Daniel L. Haynes, Rubberneck Holmes, Patterson and Jackson, Eleanor Powell, Bill Robinson, Three Chefs (only the feet), Tip Tap and Toe (feat. Ray Winfield), Earl Snakehips Tucker Video edited by…Read More

Category: Film, Weekend

History of the Movie Trailer

The History of the Movie Trailer from FilmmakerIQ.com on Vimeo.   Hat tip kottke

Category: Film

This Is a Generic Brand Video

Omg, this is Genius in so many ways :    

Category: Corporate Management, Film, Weekend

How Hollywood Has Destroyed America

Source: The Concourse

Category: Digital Media, Film, Humor, Media