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Brockhampton: Creating a Universal Sound | Video Essay

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How Video Essays Are Deceiving You

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How the Russos Fixed Iron Man | Video Essay

Tony Stark is the godfather of the MCU, and this week we take a deep dive into analysing just how directors Joe and Anthony Russo made the character s...

DAREDEVIL: The Pinnacle of Superhero TV (Video Essay)

Daredevil With the third season of Marvel/Netflix's Daredevil around the corner, I thought it would be a good idea to explore just why this series is ...

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The Peter Parker Problem and How Insomniac Solved It | Video Essay

I just finished playing Marvel's Spider-Man, made by Insomniac, and I had some thoughts on the game that I couldn't really keep in. Time and time agai...

Edgar Wright: How to Make a Protagonist | Video Essay

A video essay on one of my favorite directors, Edgar Wright, and how he perfectfully crafts some of the most memorable protagonists in modern film. --...

Musical Theatre is the BEST Medium -- Video Essay

Hey all! Check out this video essay where I talk about why I believe Musical Theatre is the best Medium for dramatic storytelling. If you find it inte...

Spider-Man: Homecoming is a Bad SPIDER-MAN Movie (Video Essay)

Yet another Spider-Man Video Essay, this one is actually a Spider-Man: Homecoming Video Essay. This Video Essay is titled why Spider-Man Homecoming is...

The Fetishization of Mental Illness: A Video Essay

An essay on how the media (in particular films and TV) tend to fetishize mental illness. Does anyone even read the descriptions to these videos? Comme...

Astroworld: Storytelling Through Sound | Video Essay

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The Incredibles: Pixar at their Best | Video Essay

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Deconstructing: Jonathan Van Ness | Video Essay

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Rom Cons: Problematic Movie Romance Lessons

What problematic love lessons are romances and rom coms sending us? We dig into the Nice Guy Trope, the Hot Person Rule and the idea that romance is ....

The Office: Jim Sucks | Video Essay

An analysis of how "The Office" plays with the mockumentary genre as well as the comedy vérité mode to create a character audiences align and identify...

NEIGHBORS (2014): Smarter Than You Think - A Video Essay

In this week's video, we delve into Nicholas Stoller's NEIGHBORS (BAD NEIGHBOURS for us Aussies) and how it details a tragic fall for Zac Efron's Dude...

If YouTube Video Essays Were Passive-Aggressive

What if YouTube video essayists like Nerdwriter1 got a little passive-aggressive with.... their craft? Subscribe: http://bit.ly/2wscuFf Twitter/Instag...

Hercules, Disney's Beautiful Hot Mess: a Video Essay

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Avatar: The Last Airbender - The Cycle of War [ video essay ]

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The Joker's Scars: Why three different stories? [ video essay l The Dark Knight l Batman ]

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Sam Raimi's SPIDER-MAN (2002): The Perfect Ending - A Video Essay

In honour of SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING's release, I decided to go back and take a look at the conclusion of Sam Raimi's first SPIDER-MAN film.

Lil Dicky: Success Through Transparency [Video Essay]

David Burd, also known as Lil Dicky is an incredibly popular rapper, but most people would label him as a comedian first. Actually, Dicky is one of th...

Bright: The Apotheosis of Lazy Worldbuilding | Video Essay

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The X Factor: Why The Winners Don't Succeed | Video Essay

A look at how winning the X Factor rarely results in a long term career as a pop star. This video deconstructs the myth of reality stardom and the pro...