Buster Keaton - The Art of the Gag

There are some filmmakers who are so influential that no matter where you look, you see traces of them. Tony Zhou devotes this video essay to Buster Keaton, one of the great silent comedians whose influence shaped filmmakers from Wes Anderson to Jackie Chan. Tune in for a look at all that Keaton can still teach us about visual comedy today.

 

Tony Zhou

Videos: 28


Buster Keaton: Style & Technique


Genre Style & Conventions


Silent Film


Slapstick


Buster Keaton