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    Watch: Federico Fellini's Influence on Wes Anderson: A Video Essay

    Is Wes Anderson influenced by Federico Fellini? Yes.

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    Watch: What If RATATOUILLE Met THE WOLF OF WALL STREET? Two Trailers, Merged

    The most resounding criticism of Martin Scorsese's "The Wolf of Wall Street" was that its rambunctious, excessive, extreme, vulgar manner was not, in fact, satire but an endorsement, and in fact a glorification, of Wall Streeters' behavior. No one made similar accusations of "Ratatouille."

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    Watch: A Video Essay on the Structural Beauty of Martin Scorsese's THE WOLF OF WALL STREET

    What Milad Tangshir has done with this extremely well-researched and well-edited video essay on Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street is actually several things.

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    Watch: A Video Essay Ode to Martin Scorsese's BRINGING OUT THE DEAD

    Scout Tafoya's most recent installment in his "The Unloved" video essay series was on Martin Scorsese's "Bringing Out the Dead," a film describing the crazed and vaguely hallucinatory careenings of a New York ambulance driver played by Nicolas Cage, thrust up against life and death at their most int...

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    Watch: A Video Essay on the Truly Iconic Figures in Sergio Leone's ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST

    Sergio Leone, as indicated in such films as Once Upon a Time in the West, The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, and A Fistful of Dollars, and as shown in this beautiful video essay by Michael Mirasol recently posted at Movie Mezzanine, understood a couple of basic things about the human gaze.

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    Watch: A Video Essay on the Afterlife, from Albert Brooks to Woody Allen

    This remarkable piece takes us through visions of the afterlife ranging from Albert Brooks' Heaven in "Defending Your Life" to Woody Allen's vision of Hell in "Deconstructing Harry," threaded along with clever music (Jessica Lurie's cover of David Byrne's "Heaven" for the former half, "Disco Inferno...

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    Watch: A Video Essay about Aliens in Movies: Scary, Wondrous, Awful, Magnificent

    As I watched this briskly edited video essay by Waterclock about aliens in movies from "Alien" to "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" to "E.T." to "Super Eight," I found myself, oddly enough, drawn back to a memory from my childhood that had very little to do with outer space, but every bit to do w...

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    Watch: A Video Essay About Witches in Film

    The venerable Film Comment has started posting video essays! Their first entry is a brilliant piece on witches in film by Pam Grossman.

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    Watch: A Video Essay About Jacques Tati, A Glass Door, and The Importance of Appearances

    It would be very easy to watch the event which forms the center of this beautiful video essay from David Cairns for Criterion, on Jacques Tati's "Playtime," and think it was merely a gag, nothing more, nothing less.

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    WATCH: This New Video Essay Shows the Turning Point in Movies From SNOWPIERCER Back to Looney Tunes

    Tony Zhou's newest video essay reminds us that a Warner Brothers cartoon, "Snowpiercer," "The Walking Dead," "The Matrix," "Eyes Wide Shut," "The Untouchables," and many other films have one thing in common.

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