12 Great Character Entrances and What They Can Teach You about Film Narrative

“They should appear like spongy jellyfish: Stinging and mortal at first touch” – Roger Ebert used to say about character introductions. There is something alluring in the way we recognize ourselves in the tantrums of some characters, in the way we let ourselves be destroy by the compass of their eyes. You can´t really put […]

12 Movies That Can Teach You Everything You Need to Know about Character Transformation


“What would an ocean be without a monster lurking in the dark? It would be like sleep without dreams.” -Werner Herzog We snake through land and through life with enraged tenderness, sluggish and disoriented, ready to traverse, in disheveled and strange rampages, from humans to monsters, from miserable kings to furious slaves, from quiet mumbles […]

11 Masters of The Craft that Can Teach You Everything You Need to Know about Film Editing

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In a way, film editors are given the permission to play the role of ancient Gods all the time, by stitching the mangled wombs of invented universes with a beatified cut. Their work takes place inside a dark, lacuna-like space. But for them, this bleak cosmos might as well be a glorious, crystal dome among white clouds and […]

12 Movies That Can Teach You Everything You Need To Know About Character Contradiction


“I believe that truth has only one face: that of a violent contradiction.” -Georges Bataille. Human beings… we are tangled individuals. We misunderstand people as much as others misunderstand us. We latch on to no duty and responsibility on responding for the nature of our behavior. This lack of justification for our actions, force us […]