VOTD: 2012: The Cinescape By Matthew Shapiro

As one year ends and another begins, we love to look back at the year in film. Many of us look back through top ten list or some kind of simple write up. Others do it visually. One of the best in that category is Matthew Shapiro, whose Cinescape series has been featured on the site for the past several years (20062007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.) and now here’s the latest. 2012: The Cinescape is a gorgeous, moving and relatively short look back at the year in cinema featuring dozens and dozens of films. Big films, small films, all edited together to tell a story of how we watched films during 2012. Check it out below. Read More »

VOTD: Matthew Shapiro’s 2009: The Cinescape

For a couple years, we’ve been featuring Matthew Shapiro‘s yearly film video montages (you can watch the videos which highlight previous years here: 2008, 2007, and 2006. His latest video, 2009: The Cinescape has been released just in time for the new year. This year Shapiro editted the video to Radiohead‘s Exit Music (For A Film), which is a slower and more downbeat choice than usual (but maybe it fits this year of recession?). Watch the video now, embedded after the jump.
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