How to Film a Good Sword Fight | Video Essay
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How to Film a Good Sword Fight | Video Essay

Don’t use your sword like a baseball bat Don’t use your sword like a baseball bat! Look, there are times it can work Usually when your character is desperate and losing temper But when Rey is supposed to be one […]

Edgar Wright – How to Do Visual Comedy
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Edgar Wright – How to Do Visual Comedy

One, two, three four Hi my name is Tony and this is Every Frame a Painting. So today I’m going to talk about a director whose work I love. but before that let me be upfront. I think comedy movies […]

Why Silent Films Aren’t Boring
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Why Silent Films Aren’t Boring

As a filmmaker and video-creator, I’ve always been fascinated with silent films. There’s something about them that is inherently comical and just fun to watch. And yet they lack one of the most important elements of a good film. Which […]

The Hidden Meaning in Inception – Earthling Cinema
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The Hidden Meaning in Inception – Earthling Cinema

Greetings, and welcome to Earthling Cinema. I am your host, Garyx Wormuloid. This week’s artifact is Inception, starring hunky Renaissance painter Leonardo DiCaprio and directed by his friend, Chris. The film follows a human named Cobb, who uses a cybernetic […]

What’s So Great About Casablanca? Ask a Film Professor.
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What’s So Great About Casablanca? Ask a Film Professor.

We often hear that Casablanca is one of the greatest movies ever made, but why? What’s so great about Casablanca? Julian Cornell, professor of film studies at New York University, explains, Michael Curtiz is from Casablanca. I think it’s one […]

A Brief Look at Texting and the Internet in Film
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A Brief Look at Texting and the Internet in Film

Hi my name is Tony and this is Every Frame a Painting. Today I’m going to switch things up and talk about problem-solving. One of the reasons I like filmmaking is that sometimes you have to design a solution to […]

The Hidden Meaning in Avatar – Earthling Cinema
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The Hidden Meaning in Avatar – Earthling Cinema

Greetings, and welcome to Earthling Cinema. I am your host, Garyx Wormuloid. This week’s artifact is Avatar, directed by self-appointed King of the World James Cameron “I’m the king of the world!” The film stars assorted members of The Blue […]