Samuel Miller

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The Wild Life of Suze Randall, Legendary 'Playboy' Photographer

A rare insight into the secret world of the 72-year-old pornographer from London who charmed her way to the top.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i>.<p>A stuffy male interviewer asks a woman who looks just like Marilyn Monroe if all the filth she has written about herself is true. The …

7 Reasons Why Orson Welles Was Such a Boss at Cinematic Composition

Director Orson Welles isn't called the Boy Wonder for nothing.At just 25 years old, Orson Welles made one of the most impressive directorial debuts …

Lessons from a 1980s New York party girl and Warhol muse

Photographed by everyone from Robert Mapplethorpe, Steven Klein, and Mario Testino to Annie Leibovitz, Michel Comte, and Bill King, to name just a few, Dianne Brill was at the very heart and soul of the New York scene in the 1980s and 90s as a creative coterie of artists, musicians, and writers …

Fish

How to Create Long Exposure Light Trails in Video with After Effects

In this tutorial, I’ll break down how I create light trails from video and how you can create a video panning shot. A panning shot is where a camera …

How the 'Ozark' DP Created a ‘Gritty, Authentic Vibe’ with Consistent Color Temps and Practical Lighting

'Ozark' cinematographer Pepe Avila del Pino used 'subconscious' techniques to create a more cinematic crime-drama.<p>When crafting the world of a show …

Cinematography

The '50 films to watch before you're 11' – and what the list is missing

A film education charity has compiled a list of movies to help turn kids into well-rounded cineastes. But is there too much Shrek and not enough otter murder?<p>There are 50 movies that your child should watch before the age of 11, according to the film education charity Into Film. These films, chosen …

25 Documentaries That Will Change Your Life

These documentaries are powerful, shocking, heartbreaking, and intense, and each will expand the horizons of the viewers open to learning more about the world<p>Moviegoers are suckers for a true story, which is why documentary films are so endearing and fascinating. While we often respond to narrative …

Short of the Day: ‘The Pavement’ is the Smartest Storytelling You’ll See This Week

I promise.<p>In the realm of innovative cinematic storytelling, neo-noir has been particularly dominant over the last 15 or 20 years thanks to films …

Cannes Film Review: ‘Gabriel and the Mountain’

Watching “Gabriel and the Mountain” is like getting to know all sides of a friend’s character: You may discover more arrogance than expected, but the …

How Famous Paintings Inspired Cinematic Shots in the Films of Tarantino, Gilliam, Hitchcock & More: A Big Supercut

It's no accident that one of the best-known series of cinema-analyzing video essays bears the title <i>Every Frame a Painting</i>. When describing the height …

Making Beautiful Movies with Cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki

Considered one of the greatest, if not THE greatest, of all-time.<p>Winning one Academy Award is the culmination of passion, practice, and patience. …

The Perfect Shots of ‘The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly’

As shot by cinematographer Tonino Delli Colli.<p>This week on <i>Shot by Shot</i>, the official cinematography podcast of One Perfect Shot and Film School …

The 15 Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Noir Films

Putting the tantalizing mixture of scifi and fantasy with stylish, gritty crime and intrigue on movie screens is nothing new. In fact, it’s been a …

Science Fiction

How to Become Your Film Editor’s Best Friend

Fred Raskin has been film editor on some of the decade’s biggest films, including both volumes of “Guardians of the Galaxy,” and Quentin Tarantino’s …

Jon Favreau’s 7 Rules for Making a Good Movie, from ‘The Jungle Book’ to ‘The Lion King’

At the first 2017 Tribeca Talks, Scarlett Johansson interviewed Jon Favreau and swapped tricks of the trade, including how to face a flop.<p>On Friday …

Film Industry

All 13 Stanley Kubrick Movies Ranked From Worst To Best

Stanley Kubrick’s obsessive level of detail was both a blessing and a curse, in that the films he made rank as some of the best of all time, but …

10 Films That Break the Rules

Film is full of "rules," or perhaps better termed, expectations. Some of the greatest moments come, however, when directors subvert those rules …

Paton Miller: A Portrait in Motion

​the story of 'mulholland drive', as told by the people who made it

David Lynch’s collaborators explain how they made his most iconic, confusing, and amazing film.<p>"That's another thing I can't talk about," laughs Mary Sweeney, longstanding editor, producer, and secret-keeper of David Lynch. She's talking — or not, in this case — about the meaning of the blue box, …

Watch This Tense And Awkward Short Film, Shot in One Take By Drone

<b>WHAT:</b> A voyeuristic short that appears to be about a man’s mental breakdown, but actually has a lot more on its mind.<p><b>WHO:</b> New York-based filmmaker Paul Trillo.<p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> A lot has been said about the public shaming of people like Justine Sacco, who fired off a gross tweet before getting on a …

Black Mirror

The Best Psychological Thrillers On Netflix

It’s movie night. Sometimes, you want to bawl about thwarted love over a bowl of popcorn. Other times, you want to laugh so hard you spill the …

Thrillers

15 Extremely Underrated Films That Every Movie Buff Needs To See

There are so many films coming out at any given period that's it's impossible to keep track of them all. That's why we're always on the lookout for …

Kenyan Artist Hand-Carves and Paints Wooden Sculptures of Local Nature

Born in beautiful Kenya and now based in picturesque New Zealand, artist Gordon Pembridge has been lucky enough to have a lifelong relationship with nature. As a painter and woodworker, Pembridge often looks to his surroundings for inspiration, which has culminated in an oeuvre that incorporates …

Art

These Folding Landscape Photos Will Mess With Your Brain

Photographer Aydın Büyüktaş has published a new series of photos as part of his delightful <i>Flatland</i> series, which shows landscapes folding upon …

This Short Film Is Everything That’s Great About Using A Single Take

<b>WHAT:</b> Short film <i>The Robbery</i><p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> Director Jim Cummings is developing something of a calling card with his single-take short films. Last year, …

Film Festivals

How to Think Like a Psychopath and Succeed

Some psychopathic traits translate well in the business world. Here's how to emulate them without losing your mind.<p>"Psychopaths," writes research psychologist Kevin Dutton, "are fearless, confident, charismatic, ruthless and focused."<p>They're also, it seems, frequently found in the oak-paneled …

Women in Photography: 34 Voices From Around the World

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Photos from the long, strange trip: 30 years on tour with the Grateful Dead

Dispatches from Shakedown Street<p>If music can be judged for its capacity to bring people together, the Grateful Dead were a really great band. Or …

Screenwriting Software Showdown: Final Draft vs. Celtx

In a world where people tell their stories on film from ideas that start on paper, there are two powerful platforms that provide all the tools …