When movies bring together engaging stories and powerful acting — dressed up with eye-catching costumes and geometrically-precise camera work — it’s dazzling.
These Instagram accounts let us peek behind the screen to see the real work that goes into creating unforgettable movie magic.
Andrea David is a travel blogger whose trips are inspired by films and television series. Her frame-matching photos are delightful and super-handy for planning your own pilgrimages to favorite shooting sights.
This account chooses representative frames from visually engaging movies to explore how the color palettes affect our emotions and help tell the story.
This account does a bang-up job of showing how movies combine memorable words with stunning visuals for lasting impact.
You Must Remember This is a must-listen podcast that tells the secret and/or forgotten histories of Hollywood’s first century. It’s no surprise that the related Insta is packed with fantastic pics of Tinseltown’s golden age.
It’s fascinating stuff for word nerds to see how visual thinkers do their thing. This account breaks down the geometric composition of impactful film shots.
Celebrating fictional rooms with a strong sense of place.
A colorful look at the way costumes help create characters and firmly ground them in place and time.
Pop culture enthusiast Phil Grishayev visits spots from movies and TV to see how they’ve changed (or not) since being committed to film.
Carla Valderrama loves movies — so much she wrote a book about it: This Was Hollywood: Forgotten Stars and Stories. Her Insta is a treasure trove of still photos and video clips that celebrate the magic of old Hollywood, and her captions are super informative.
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