THE VIDEO ESSAY IS THE FUTURE…
of film criticism and analysis. Not only academic, it’s an artform.
Watch a good video essay and you’ll know the person who’s made it knows what they’re on about. Because the evidence constantly unfolds before you instead of the usual steady unsubstantiated stream of praise or vitriol seen too often within the written format.
Here is Kevin B. Lee’s interview with Joel Bocko – the man behind this hypnotic video essay, that illustrates the prevalent tones and thematic parallels in three of Brian De Palma‘s films: Scarface, Hi Mom! and Carrie.
I ALWAYS TELL THE TRUTH. EVEN WHEN I LIE.