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It’s no secret that many directors have “signature shots,” or shots that they tend to use (or even overuse) in their films. Vimeo user kogonada has edited together three brilliant mashups of some of the signature shots of Stanley Kubrick, Quentin Tarantino, and Wes Anderson. As a community of filmmakers, I think we can all agree there is something to be learned from how the greats make use of these shots. Hit the jump for the first video, which shows Kubrick’s use of the One-Point Perspective: More »

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It’s film awards season (here’s an ongoing scorecard), which also makes it a good time to reflect on your personal favorites from the past year. I wish Netflix would let me sort the films I’ve rated by the date I rated them, which would allow me to provide an easy answer to “seen anything good lately?” Even this very handy script does not allow that. But I have some issues with Netflix, and this post is not about them but about Quentin Tarantino, who recently shared his own personal top 10 movies from 2011: More »

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An oldie but goodie, the Eclectic Method’s Tarantino Mixtape recently won a Vimeo Community Choice award. I’ve seen EM “perform” live, and their extreme mashups of pop culture artifacts, projected onto several screens at once, can cross the wires in your brain. Whether this is a good or bad thing is up for debate, but Tarantino’s own oeuvre owes heavily to the art of the mashup, and thus Eclectic Method’s remix seems a fitting tribute: More »