11 Reasons Unhappy Couples Don't Break Up
You can assume there's more going on than meets the eye.
You can assume there's more going on than meets the eye.
The novella is the stepchild of literary genres. It's too long for a short story and too short for a novel. Publishers look down on them because they are hard to sell. There is even confusion about what the word really means. Literally it's Italian f...
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6 May 2012: In depth looks at all the movies that matter as well as quizzes, fun and games from the world's leading film magazine.
Just over 3,000 films were released in the past ten years. Instead of sleeping, Neil and Cole (with the help of a supercomputer) whittle that list down to the best 1%.
1. A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking — A book in which Hawking attempts to explain a range of subjects in cosmology to the non-specialist reader. 2. A Short History of Nearly Everything by...
If you made the mistake of "accidentally" clicking on What To Expect When You're Expecting then your Netflix homepage is probably something you swiftly minimise when someone else comes near your computer. But, don't be fooled as there's a whole truck...
This section explores some of the elements at play in the construction of a shot. As the critics at maintained, the "how" is as important as the "what" in the cinema. The look of an image, its balance of dark and light, the depth of the spac...
!Commentary Commentary weekly your to back Welcome See what I did there? This week, we're hitting up one of the finest pieces of cinema in the last 15
Cult movies rose as a phenomenon in the 1970s, thanks to the likes of Alejandro Jodorowsky's "El Topo" (1970) and "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" (1975). A general cultural shift, too, in assessing the value of motion pictures ensured that certain mo...
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Over the last 25 years, I've stumbled and lurched my way to some understanding of the screenwriter's craft. Here I share the 10 screenwriting insights I wish I'd had when I started out.
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Seriously. Just say NO to "50 Shades of Grey".
[Note: in Japan, it is customary to refer to a person with their last name first. We have retained this practice in the below excerpt from Kurosawa's text.] The gate was growing larger and larger in my mind's eye. I was location-scouting in the . . .
Often I'm asked to cite my "Top Ten" from the classic film noir era, so I figured it was about time to post something "definitive."
Notable Shorts: None Most Overrated: BIUTIFUL (Iñárritu) Honorable Mentions: THE BAD LIEUTENANT: PORT OF CALL NEW ORLEANS (Herzog); EXTRACT (Judge) Notable Shorts: LUST FOR LIFE (Brown & Chappell); PHANTOMS OF NABUA (Weerasethakul) Honorable Me...
Recently a routine police patrol parked outside a local pub. Late in the evening the officer noticed a man leaving the bar so intoxicated that he could barely walk.
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In new research, reported in the current online issue of the journal , researchers from the University of Georgia and San Diego State University report for the first time that social exclusion actually causes changes in a person's brain function and ...
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Last week we learned the basics of video editing, covering everything from the general workflow to special effects and color correction to a primer on encoding and delivery.
Do you have a burning desire to be a film director?
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The science and steps to help the mind concentrate and get more work done
Hirokazu Koreeda's moving AFTER LIFE is the Chlotrudis Society's #5 pick for the Top Foreign Language Films!
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Every filmmaker I know can point to films that have inspired their filmmaking and scriptwriting. The list below is by no means definitive. I'd like to hear your comments and additions to this list. Drop me an email with a film title that has inspired...
Grown-ups never understand anything by themselves, and it is exhausting for children to have to provide explanations over and over again.
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Parents are going to ludicrous lengths to take the bumps out of life for their children. However, parental hyperconcern has the net effect of making kids more fragile; that may be why they're breaking down in record numbers.
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Dr. Ben J. Whalley, a leading researcher on marijuana and its effects on seizures, says that while there are serious questions about giving the drug to children with severe seizures it may be the best option for some.
Critical analysis of landmark international and independent cinema-Agnes Varda.
From your own experience, are you more likely to finish half a pizza by yourself on a) Friday night after a long work week or b) Sunday evening after a restful weekend? The answer that most people will give, of course, is "a". And in case you hadn't ...
If the conscious self is an illusion - who is it that's being fooled?
15 Mar 2012: In depth looks at all the movies that matter as well as quizzes, fun and games from the world's leading film magazine.
The color quality of light , the Kelvin scale as well as the how and why of properly calibrating your camera.
The Internet is not a theater. Ten rules for designing cinema for the Internet.
"The Only Moral Abortion is My Abortion"
Art by Laetitzia As we all know, communication is essential in society. Advancements in technology...
Plotbot is an online screenwriting tool. You can write alone or with friends from any browser.
The steps I take and questions I ask myself in order to write a scene.
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A meme is a cognitive or behavioral pattern that can be transmitted from one individual to another one. Since the individual who transmitted the meme will continue to carry it, the transmission can be interpreted as a : a copy of the meme is made in...
New research helps explain why some see elaborate government plots behind events like 9/11 or the Boston bombings
Biologist Richard Dawkins and physicist Lawrence Krauss argue for a scientific worldview as an alternative to faith
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Why are others the way that they are?
Critical analysis of landmark international and independent cinema.
In the you'll find the biographies and filmographies of hundreds of international cameramen and ca...
Piero Scaruffi: List of the Best Movies of all Times
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For many years, psychologists have known of the phenomenon of DÃ©jÃ Vu, where (dÃ©jÃ vu is different from various similar phenomena such as Precognition [where a person has a premonition of some future event] or Clairvoyance [where a person comes...
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