Dracula - Understanding the Shadow | Cinema Cartography
When we talk about the triumphs of the horror genre, one figure looms large, almost universal—Dracula. Cinema Cartography explores the origins and evolution of Dracula, and how the vampire legend can be be viewed as an expression of our unconscious desires.
Language and Translation in Isle of Dogs
Wes Anderson has long been interested in taking meta elements of storytelling and making them part of the main narrative. In this video essay, Thomas Flight explores how he does this with translation in Isle of Dogs (2018) and whether it’s just a stylistic quirk or serves a deeper thematic purp...
Get Out - The Simplicity of Storytelling (Scene Analysis)
This Guy Edits takes a closer look at a scene from Jordan Peele's award-winning horror film, Get Out, analyzing the shot choices and editing that went into building the late-night conversation between Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) and his girlfriend's mom, Missy Armitage (Katherine Keener).