All posts tagged "The Nerd Writer"
Visual Framework: Watch How Wong Kar-wai Uses Frames Within Frames in In the Mood for Love (Video)July 17, 2017
An integral aspect of Hong Kong director Wong Kar-wai’s mastery is his recurring use of frames...
Impressions of Depression: Watch How Lars Von Trier Manipulates Cinematic Time to Convey Mental Illness (Video)April 30, 2017
Slow motion: For people with clinical depression, it’s the human brain’s own in-built special effect. A...
First Draft: Rewrites Aren’t the Only Way to Improve Your Screenplay. Try Rearranging It InsteadApril 25, 2017
In partnership with Creative Screenwriting and ScreenCraft, “First Draft” is a series on everything to do with screenwriting. We’ve...
All Jacked Up: Watch Jack Nicholson Breathe the Fire of On-Screen Anger to Craft Complex Performances (Video)April 22, 2017
From Five Easy Pieces to The Shining to A Few Good Men and even the latest...
No More Mr. Nice Guys: Watch How Shane Black’s Style of Movie Violence Develops Relatable Characters (Video)April 10, 2017
When it comes to movie violence, a perennial question for writers of sanguinary screenplays is, “Am...
Body Language: Discover How David Cronenberg Fleshes Out The Human Condition With This Case Study (Video)March 15, 2017
In a filmography chock full of demented body horror, twisted tales of sexual gratification and mentally...
Shell Shots: You Don’t Need To Be An Animator To Steal These Visual Techniques From Ghost In The Shell (Video)March 9, 2017
Do you love animated cinema but don’t know how the hell its techniques will help you...