Minimalism: The Lost Art of Storytelling
by Alex Meyers
Alex Meyers is all about minimalism. Drawing on a range of films—from Alien to Wall-E— to illustrate his sneaking suspicion that the best films are often the simplest, those that rely on vivid world-building and emotions to convey meaning while trusting the audience to fill in the gaps.
video essay by Alex Meyers
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