What the Heck is Dogme 95 – Definition and Examples

Film Movements in Cinema: Dogme 95 Revolutions change history. History is filled with year-long revolutions some of which were pretty brutal as well. When the word movement is heard, we get images of social rebellion, something to do with politics, freedom, or probably self-expression? Right? It’s hard to believe that a revolutionary film movement exists which…

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What is Italian Neorealism? (Definition and Examples)

Film Movements in Cinema: Italian Neorealism Legendary film director Martin Scorsese has stated many times that one of the biggest influences in his work was the Italian Neorealism period in Italy. His personal documentary My Voyage to Italy (also check out: A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies) is a journey through Italian Cinema…

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Pastiche and How Great Filmmakers Steal…PERIOD!

Pastiche and How Great Artists Steal…PERIOD! A wise man once described Film as the newest form of art of the 20th century which can also be defined as a series of images projected on a screen. And the succession of images creates ideas which, in turn, generate emotions. Pastiche, which is a term used in…

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What is a Costume Designer and Costume Design?

Costume Design: The Hidden Art Form of Cinema There is a lot that can be said about a character in a movie by what they wear. The costume of a character alone can give you a hint about the period the film was set (in the 50s, 60s, 90s, or 2000s), the profession of the character…

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What the Heck is a Key Grip & What Do They Do on Set?

What the Heck is a Key Grip? As a famous actor once said, “The film industry brings people together and so does technology – and I see them as similar platforms.” The production rate of films all around the globe is sky-high, and new ideas are being implemented to old storylines, in order to provide…

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Will COVID-19 Crush Movie Theaters and Crash Hollywood?

Will COVID-19 Crush Movie Theaters and Crash Hollywood? Is Hollywood about to crash? Will COVID-19 not only change the way the world does business but also upend Hollywood? For the first time since 1975 Hollywood will NOT have a summer blockbuster season. With movie theaters closed down around the world, no one knows what will…

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The Coen Brothers: How to Start Your First Indie Film?

COEN BROTHERS, The Big Lebowski, O Brother Where Art Thou, True Grit, The Man Who Wasn’t There, Burn after Reading, indie film hustle, alex ferrari, indie film, independent film

The Coen Brothers: How to Start Your First Indie Film? Many film lovers believe that the legendary directors stick to a “signature style, look or genre.” When looking a true auteur’s film, we must immediately be able to recognize it as being Scorsesian, Tarantinoian, or Godardian. We must feel the director’s unmistakable touch in the…

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