4 Styles of Directing

  Film directors often use a variety of styles to create their films. For example, the Modern director focuses on creating a succession of focal points that must attract the audience’s attention. An Absurdist director forces the audience to question their morals and existence. The Hollywood style is the most popular and often referred to … Read more

What Does a K+ Rating Mean?

  In order to publish your story, you must submit a K-rated summary. Then, upload a cover image. Then, click “Publish.” Your story will be published, along with its summary, on Amazon’s Kindle app. A K-rated summary is required for Amazon’s Kindle Store, so make sure to follow their guidelines. Read on to learn more … Read more

Why Are Movies So Important?

  Cinema inspires other forms of art by illustrating a story or setting tones. Art is interdependent; if there was no connection between the two forms, we’d have long lines outside art museums instead of shorter ones. Film can inspire other forms of art by following them or taking the lead themselves. It can even … Read more

Examples of Jump Cuts in Film

  Jump cuts are used in movies to add a sense of speed to a scene, boosting the kinetic and visceral feel of the action. The technique can also be used to portray characters as disoriented or confused without using special effects. Here are some examples of jump cuts. You may find them useful in … Read more

Should Movies Include Senses?

  Is it important to include the other senses in films? I recently watched A Quiet Place, which explores deafness without being exploitative or exploitatively scary. It also features touches, smells, and tastes. Another recent film, Perfect Sense, was about a virus that has been attacking the human race. In the end, I’d say that … Read more