Schubin's Greatest Hits

Getting Cranky

Originally published in Videography March 2001 Aside from offering the elusive “look” of film, cinematography has long been able to achieve certain functions that video couldn’t. With the introduction of a new variable-frame-rate camcorder, however, the list may have just gotten much shorter. Question: Why do the people in silent movies appear to be rushing […]  More

Too Good For Its Own Good?

Originally published in Videography August 1999 Can brighter, sharper, more colorful pictures be bad? Adventures in electronic cinema offer mixed results. Four Weddings and a Funeral, Three Men and a Baby, two screenings and a quandary: Is it possible for videography to be too good? Some recent events may provide a clue. There have, of […]  More