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    GREY MATTERS: Chaos Is Here To Stay

    When a movie turns into the biggest film that isn’t a sequel or a remake in Earth’s history, you can bet that Hollywood is going to figure out what made that film such a billion dollar baby. That movie is Gary Ross’s "The Hunger Games," and the most easily utilized element of that film is something...

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    VIDEO ESSAY: Outstanding Collaborative Performance - Yoda, THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK

    Muppets creator Jim Henson once said, “When Frank Oz does Grover, I think he is a better actor than Lawrence Olivier.” That’s not really an exaggeration. Puppeteering is not just a clever way to entertain children. It’s an ancient art, common to cultures all over the world. And it’s another kind of ...

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    MATTHIAS STORK INTERVIEW: JOHN BAILEY, cinematographer for GROUNDHOG DAY, THE BIG CHILL & THE PRODUCERS (2005)

    I am familiar with your work as a cinematographer but I was unaware of your blog at the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) website which covers a wide variety of cinephiliac topics. How did your blog come about and how do you choose topics to write about?

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    VIDEO ESSAY: Chaos Cinema, Part 3, Matthias Stork responds

    Editor’s Note: Press Play is proud to debut part three in Matthias Stork’s Chaos Cinema, the latest installment in an ongoing consideration of a phenomenon that Stork defined in two video essays that ran on this site in August, 2011. His first two chapters touched off a firestorm of debate that’s st...

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    Cinematographer John Bailey interviews Matthias Stork

    Matthias Stork is more likely to be found hunched over a research desk at the Academy’s Margaret Herrick Library than in the darker recesses of a multiplex cinema playing the latest Hollywood visual effects laden action flick. He is, after all, a graduate student in the Department of Film and Televi...

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    VIDEO ESSAY: CHAOS CINEMA: The decline and fall of action filmmaking

    Chaos Cinema Part 1 from Matthias Stork on Vimeo.

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