Category: Film

HUMAN by Yann Arthus-Bertrand (2015)

HUMAN by Yann Arthus-Bertrand (2015)

Filmmaker, photographer and environmentalist Yann Arthus-Bertrand became world famous with his gorgeous aerial film, Home, released back in 2009. Financed by the Bettencourt Schueller Foundation, he has made another beautiful film with a focus on what makes us human. What is it that makes us human? Is it that we love, that we fight ? That we laugh ? Cry […]

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Room (2015)

Room (2015)

(Warning: Spoilers in this review) Room is one of the best movies I have watched for the past year. It is almost unbelievable to see such a powerful performance from a very young boy — Jacob Tremblay. Brie Larson as the mom has also beaten Cate Blanchett (Carol) to win a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress. The moving film […]

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Temple Grandin (2010) – The Woman who thinks like a Cow

Temple Grandin (2010) – The Woman who thinks like a Cow

Temple Grandin is a HBO original film released back in 2010 but I have only gotten the chance to watch it on HBO On Demand recently. Thanks to the on-demand service, I am able to catch up on a lot of movies and TV series that I have missed in the past. The eponymous film about an amazing autistic woman […]

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Project Greenlight Season 4 (2015)

Project Greenlight Season 4 (2015)

Although touted as a documentary on what’s going on behind making a Hollywood feature film, it really is more of a reality TV series. Executive produced by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, it was thoroughly engaging and entertaining to watch. Just don’t believe everything that was being shown. The following article by Slash Film explains how certain scenes were manipulated […]

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The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing

The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing

Good documentary about the art of editing movies featuring many well-known editors and directors from Hollywood.

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26 Simple Tricks For Faster Editing (Premiere Pro CC)

26 Simple Tricks For Faster Editing (Premiere Pro CC)

Video editors need to work fast and I mean really fast. Sometimes, you are hired for your speed and meeting the really tight deadlines. And in order to edit fast, an editor must master the keyboard shortcuts instead of using the mouse clicking like an amateur. From Derek Lieu’s blog: This is a list of the keyboard shortcuts, features and […]

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VFX Behind The Walk

VFX Behind The Walk

It is amazing to see the quality and realism of visual effects today. Head over to nofilmschool to see the amazing VFX reel behind The Walk movie. http://nofilmschool.com/2015/11/vfx-breakdown-robert-zemeckis-film-walk

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Spectre Breaks Guiness World Record for Largest Explosion on Film

The explosion was filmed in Erfoud, Morocco and used 8418 litres of fuel and 33kg of explosives.

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Rock Me to the Moon 一首搖滾上月球 (2013)

Rock Me to the Moon 一首搖滾上月球 (2013)

Rock Me to the Moon is an award-winning Taiwanese documentary film about a group of fathers in their 50s and 60s who come together to form a Rock n Roll band. What bonded them together is their children who have suffered from one form of rare disorder or another. It is a heartbreaking and inspiring film where we see how […]

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Sicario (2015)

Sicario (2015)

Sicario is a gripping and sometimes shocking thriller starring great performances by award-winning actors Benicio Del Toro and Emily Blunt. I was glued to my seat from the opening shot as it builds up towards the climax. I also feel that the throbbing soundtrack really helps to add tension to the exciting film. This is definitely one of the best […]

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