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Hard And Soft Worldbuilding

The Difference Between Hard and Soft Worldbuilding


From deeply detailed worlds to imaginative gaps, here’s a video that looks at how filmmakers construct different kinds of narrative depth.

Hot Lava

10 Times Movies Played ‘The Floor is Lava’ And It Was Great


This popular game-turned-trope has only one rule: try to stay off the ground!


‘Tolkien’ Chooses The Easiest Path


Hoult and Collins shine in an otherwise ordinary biopic.

Tolkien Dome Karukoski

5 Perfect ‘Lord of the Rings’ Shots with ‘Tolkien’ Director Dome Karukoski


The director of the J.R.R. Tolkien biopic shares with us a selection of his favorite shots from Peter Jackson’s trilogy.

Helms Deep Line Of Soldiers

Now for Wrath, Now for Ruin: Hope and Despair at the Battle of Helm’s Deep


Filming this sequence was a battle in itself, but it was well worth the effort.

Movies To Watch Avengers Endgame

Watch ‘Avengers: Endgame,’ Then Watch These Movies


We recommend 10 non-MCU movies (and three from the franchise) you need to watch after seeing the biggest Marvel movie yet.

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The Most Beautiful Shots of ‘The Lord of The Rings’ Trilogy


From the rolling hills of the Shire to the spires of Barad-dûr, we look at the most beautiful 50 shots from the one trilogy to rule them all.

Her Crowd

How Crowds Can Fully Immerse Audiences


Watch this video essay about the interactive nature of crowds in films.

Christopher Clark

Christopher Clark Brings Fandom to Fine Art with The Incredible Art Gallery


How a self-educated artist is making a name for himself through traditional oil paintings of very untraditional subjects.