Hollywood's obsession with the shaky cam claims another genre:…

Don't get us wrong — when done well, the shaky-cam can be a thrill and a half. But we're not 100% sure how the superhero will fare against an all-shaky-cam movie, Chronicle. It's written by famed director John Landis' son. » 8/11/10 7:00am 8/11/10 7:00am

A New, 3D, Shakycam "Fantastic Voyage" Is On The Way

The shakycam wizard behind the latter Bourne films, Green Zone, and United 93 is doing just what we told him — he's going deep to make a science fiction film. » 4/01/10 10:07am 4/01/10 10:07am

Stop Shaking My Movies Like A Polaroid Picture

The shaky cam is so common these days it's cliche. In order to curb this trend we've categorized the good, the bad, and the ugly of the candid cam takes. Not all shaky cams are created equal. » 9/06/09 3:00pm 9/06/09 3:00pm

Transformers Meets Cloverfield, from the Director Of Hostel

Hostel director Eli Roth is sick of doing torture-porn, and he's in the home stretch of writing a huge-budget PG-13 science fiction movie that he says is inspired by Transformers and Cloverfield. He isn't giving any details about the new project, except that it'll feature "mass-destruction" and pandemonium. (The other… » 4/25/08 7:00am 4/25/08 7:00am

You Cannot Escape Shaky Camera Syndrome

During a real alien attack, most of us would have no clue what the hell was going on. And judging from both trailers, J.J. Abrams' Cloverfield will bend over backwards to simulate that state of confusion. The first trailer, especially, has a hand-held camera swooping and jostling as if the camera holder is running for… » 11/16/07 7:00am 11/16/07 7:00am