A video essay examining the subtleties of actors playing actors. This was partially inspired by Nick James' editorial in the January ’15 edition of Sight and Sound. James writes that ‘no film could be more focused on the intimacy of acting than Iñárritu’s riveting Birdman (…) you’ve ...More
F for Fake (1973) - How to Structure a Video Essay [Every Frame a Painting]. If you want to make video essays, there’s no better film to study than Orson Welles’ 1973 masterpiece, F for Fake. There are a million lessons to take away from it, but today, let’s see what it has to teach us about s...More
This week's government shutdown has consequences for all of us, costing an estimated $300 million each day that the government is closed for business. Many Americans have voiced their frustrations with the fallout from the shutdown on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter using the hash tag #DearCongress...More
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Long story short...I had to write an essay. Tommy has to write an essay.
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If you want to make video essays, there’s no better film to study than Orson Welles’ 1973 masterpiece, F for Fake. There are a million lessons to take away from it, but today, let’s see what it has to teach us about structure. NO SPOILERS. For educational purposes only. You can donate to su...More
Bill Moyers says the parody and satire of Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert pay Washington the disrespect it deserves, but in the end it's the city's predatory mercenaries who have the last laugh