Gabriel Guerra

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Lucy Dacus: Rock's Reluctant Hero

After struggling with success, the singer returned home to pour her heart out on a personal new LP<p>A couple of years ago, Lucy Dacus was a 19-year-old …

David Bowie

Blocking a Scene: What You Need to Know Before You Shoot

Before you hit record on your next scene, you've got to figure out where your actors, as well as your camera, are going to be.<p>Like a graceful ballet …

Filmmaking

'Phantom Thread's' Paul Thomas Anderson on the Valley, daydreaming and the movie he's writing with his 8-year-old

Paul Thomas<p>Andersonwoke early on the morning of Oscar nominations. He rises before dawn more often than not, but this morning had an unusual wrinkle. His phone wouldn’t stop ringing. There was news, and it was good. Anderson’s latest film, “Phantom Thread,” a lush, romantic chamber piece focused on …

Maya Rudolph

The 'Black Panther' Revolution

How Chadwick Boseman and Ryan Coogler created the most radical superhero movie of all time<p>Two years ago, Chadwick Boseman was in a movie called <i>Gods</i> …

Marvel Universe

Practical Effects You Can Use to Make Slow Motion Look Sexier

Contrary to popular belief, it's possible to shoot super boring slow motion.Slow motion is all the rage, right? Everybody and their third-grade …

Videography

Watch: The Complicated Relationship Between Focal Length and Distance Explained

Who's ready for a clear and concise explanation of a complicated optical phenomenon?So, perspective distortion. Amiright? If you're an expert …

Cameras

Guillermo del Toro Picks 11 Criterion Collection Movies You Need to See

Del Toro recommends classics from the Coen brothers, Jean Cocteau, and Alfred Hitchcock.<p>Guillermo del Toro may be one of the world’s most beloved …

Alfred Hitchcock

This gadget lets you scratch and DJ on vinyl without a needle

Turntablism, no tonearm needed<p><i>Update Thursday, February 15th 12PM ET:</i> <i>This article was originally published on February 10th, 2018 and has been updated to include new video.</i><p>French company MWM has announced a new product called Phase that sits on your turntable and allows you to DJ audio files with …

Music Production

25 Films Approved By Rotten Tomatoes And All Directed By Women

Just one way to celebrate the great work of the women behind the cameras.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Filmmaking

How Custom Shooting Modes Can Make Your Life So Much Easier

Call it a camera trick, a camera hack, or camera whatever, but doing this will help you capture the shots you want so much easier and …

Cameras

Watch LCD Soundsystem’s Full “Austin City Limits” Episode

LCD Soundsystem performed a set for an episode of the PBS program, “Austin City Limits.” Now, their full performance is available to stream—check it out. The series also shared a web exclusive video of the band playing their <i>Sound of Silver</i> track “Something Great.” Watch that below. “We’ve never …

LCD Soundsystem

David Byrne on Trump, Cultural Appropriation and Why He Won't Reunite Talking Heads

The art-rock legend also discusses his new 'American Utopia' LP and what it's like to be sampled by Selena Gomez<p>"My booking agent said, 'I think …

David Byrne

Your guide to the essential riot grrrl films

Back in the early 90s, riot grrrl was a middle-finger raised to ‘beer-gut-boy-rock’. It was an underground social movement that grew out of fanzines in which feminism and punk-rock became happy bedfellows. Partly a reaction to all the macho bullshit – moshing, mansplaining music, etc. – its coming …

Feminism

Rest your weary head with a 45-minute video of sizzling bacon

After a long day at work, we all deserve to kick back, relax, and just kind of zen out to the sounds we love best. For some, our shoulders loosen up …

Bacon

Creative Ways to Put a Smoke Machine to Work on Your Film Set

A smoke machine alone is so boring. Time to gussy it up.Smoke is a surprisingly effective cinematic tool when used correctly. It can turn a normal …

Cinematography

’24 Frames’ Trailer: Abbas Kiarostami Says Goodbye to Cinema in His Moving Last Film

The legendary director's final movie is a non-narrative experiment that speaks directly to what made him such a cinematic master.<p>Abbas Kiarostami was …

Cannes Film Festival

Don Hertzfeldt Explains How to Go DIY and Still Make Money

The 'World of Tomorrow 2' animator tells us about how he's managed to fund his art for over 20 years.<p>After two years in the trenches, cult animation legend Don Hertzfeldt—who's directed, animated, and funded his own movies for over 20 years—has released a melancholic, joyful, surreal, complex new …

Animation

Sundance 2018: The 12 Best Movies of This Year’s Festival

From impressive first-timers to reliable talent delivering on expectations, here are the highlights from this year's festival.<p>Another year of the …

Videos: Top 10 One Take Fight Scenes

This is a new video from WatchMojo that lists the top 10 one take fight scenes. Who doesn't love a good fight scene? They are great! But, they are …

Daredevils

A Visual History of Godzilla

Godzilla is one of the most recognizable movie monsters of all time. There's a good chance you can picture Godzilla right now, but the design has …

The star-studded indie films to check out at this year’s Sundance

Sundance is where many of the best indie movies are premiered to unsuspecting audiences. 12 months ago, it was Get Out, <i>A Ghost Story</i> and Call Me By Your Name; in previous years, it’s been <i>Tangerine</i>, <i>Mistress America</i> and <i>Fruitvale Station</i>. That said, Sundance can also be a bit of gamble. Whereas the …

Chloë Sevigny

Need to Get Some Overhead Shots? Here's a DIY Rig That Is Simple and Adjustable

Overhead rigs can be kind of complicated to set up, but this one only requires a couple of things you probably have in your studio.<p>One of my favorite …

This short documentary chronicles a unique collection of movie memorabilia

The collection is the only one of its kind<p><i>The Collection</i> is a short documentary (via <i>Kottke</i>) by Adam Roffman that chronicles a unique piece of Hollywood history: tens of thousands of plates and blocks used to create the newspaper advertisements used for nearly every film that hit theaters before the …

A Cinematographer's Best Friend: How to Use a Light Meter

Light meters are one of the most helpful and powerful tools that DPs have at their disposal, but how exactly do you use them?<p>As a cinematographer, …

We Tried Starbucks' New Secret Butterbeer Drinks And They're Kind Of Magical

Did these drinks manage their mischief?

What You Need to Know About Prepping Your Script for Production

Need to get your script ready for production? Here are a few things you should know.So, you've finished your script and now you're ready to shoot. …

Concrete

‘Dunkirk’ as a Short Silent Film Is Almost as Effective as the Actual Movie — Watch

It's not like you can understand Tom Hardy's dialogue anyway.<p>“Dunkirk” is far from silent, but anyone familiar with Christopher Nolan’s odd approach …

‘Mom and Dad’ Trailer: The Director of ‘Crank’ Made A Film Where Psycho Nicolas Cage Wants to Murder His Kids

Nicolas Cage's latest genre effort takes mad parents to a psychotic new level.<p>Nicolas Cage is still making movies, and at this point it appears he’s …

‘Dunkirk’ Video Essay Compares Christopher Nolan’s Film to Real WWII Archival Footage — Watch

"Dunkirk" is all the more impressive when you watch it side-by-side with actual war footage.<p>Christopher Nolan is such a meticulous and detailed …

'Birdboy' Is A Dark, Beautiful, Boundary-Pushing Animated Film

Just how dark is <i>Birdboy: The Forgotten Children</i>, a trippy animated folktale from Spain about a bunch of talking animal adolescents searching for a better life? Well, even the tottering alarm clock seemingly there for comic relief wails to its owner, "Why do you always have to hurt me?" In fact, the …