Every Frame a Painting was a YouTube channel publishing video essays about cinema. Always with a twist, always interesting. Unfortunately, they closed shop.
Here’s a playlist to all their videos:
And here’s what Open Culture’s Colin Marshall has to say about them:
Whatever the origins of Zhou and Ramos’ rigorous process, it has ended up producing a series greatly appreciated by filmgoers and filmmakers alike. Binge-watch all 28 of Every Frame a Painting’s episodes — which will explain to you dramatic struggle as seen in The Silence of the Lambs, how the movies have depicted texting, the cinematic possibilities of the chair, and much more besides — and you’ll end up with, at the very least, an equivalent of a few semesters of film-school education. And maybe, just maybe, you’ll come away with the idea for a cinema video essay series of your own.