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The Cinematography of Emmanuel Lubezki

Vimeo user Borealisk cuts together some of the best work of cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki. Movies: The Harvest Reality Bites The Birdcage Meet Joe Black Great Expectations Sleepy Hollow The Ct in the Hat Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate EVents The New World Children of Men Burn after Reading The Tree of Life To the Wonder GravityRead More

Watch this Mesmerizing Underwater Timelapse of Sea Life

“Slow” marine animals show their secret life under high magnification. Corals and sponges are very mobile creatures, but their motion is only detectable at different time scales compared to ours and requires time lapses to be seen. These animals build coral reefs and play crucial roles in the biosphere, yet we know almost nothing about Read MoreRead More

The Black Light Body Art Photography by John Poppleton

“Bodyscapes” is a body art series by artist John Poppleton that uses fluorescent pigment to paint landscapes on female models. He then photographs the models under UV light for the final fluorescent effect. A sample of some of his behind the scenes painting timelapse: When we caught up with Poppleton over email, we were curious Read MoreRead More

Seven Life Lessons From Making Sushi

Jiro Ono is an 85-year-old sushi master Jiro Ono, who owns a tiny 10-seat shop in Tokyo that has the highest Michelin Guide rating of three stars. He is also the subject of the documentary “Jiro Dreams of Sushi“. Dr. Jonathan Wai distills the film with seven life lessons we can take from the sushi master. 1. Read MoreRead More

How Plan 9 From Outer Space Earned, and Lost, the Title of Worst Movie of All Time

Matt Patches discusses the history of of bad movies – the culture of discussion that has arisen around schadenfreude and how this Ed Wood production sits in the pantheon of camp. After the publication of 1978’s The Fifty Worst Films Of All Time, 393 readers tore out a suggestion page provided in the back of Read MoreRead More

New York Photographer Turning Perfect Strangers into Perfect Subjects

As part of our continuing series “On the Road,” Steve Hartman meets photographer Richard Renaldi, who started a project titled “Touching Strangers,” where he pairs strangers off the street in tender portraits. While the awkwardness between the subjects is apparent at first, Renaldi says that feeling changes dramatically as the shoot progresses. The story first Read MoreRead More

Why You Need to Pay Attention to the Video Game Industry (In Case You Weren’t Already)

Liz Shannon Miller explains how the gaming industry is starting to play a bigger and bigger role in entertainment and the film/television industries. Here’s some friendly advice for anyone who’s passionate about film, television and media in general: If you don’t pay attention to the video game industry, now might be the time to start. Read MoreRead More

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