Oscar buzz seems to start earlier every year, and although the 90th annual Academy Awards ceremony won’t happen until March of 2018, hopeful contenders are already crowding...
On October 1, 2017, I ran a poll on Twitter to see what you thought was Steven Spielberg's greatest film. It's tough to narrow down...
In 1965, Sir Laurence Olivier was cast in the title role of Othello as the actor had portrayed many Shakespearean characters successfully in the past....
Every would-be director or screenwriter has a love-hate relationship with professional film critics. On the one hand, great reviews can make careers. On the other,...
March 1, 2016Blog Film Industry Films
For years, science fiction enthusiasts and writers have been predicting that major motion pictures would use virtual reality so that audiences would be able to...
November 23, 2015Blog Cinematography Films
Popular film subjects reflect the spirit of the times, especially when it comes to genre movies. The radiation-themed horror movies of the 1950s were products...
November 7, 2015Blog Directing Films
Deus ex machina is a literary device which was used in ancient Greek drama where a god would be introduced in the play to resolve...
The Video Revolution
Story-telling might be one of the oldest characteristics of being human. From cave paintings that depict a hunt in action to Egyptian tombs that describe...
When Steven Spielberg was 16, his filmmaking assets consisted of his dad's Super-8, the high school's theater class, and a $500 budget. His distribution network...
Post-production digital enhancement and CGI have become critical elements to visual storytelling, especially in some of moviegoers' favorite genres. Think about how much Peter Jackson's...