Wes Anderson from Above. Quentin Tarantino From Below.

When you watch a director’s work long enough, you pick up on his/her signature tricks — the themes and camera work that appear again and again. Last month, a YouTuber who goes by the name “Kogonada” created Wes Anderson // FROM ABOVE, a montage capturing Anderson’s penchant for the aerial shot, a move that contributes to the lightness, playfulness and quirkiness of his films.

Now “Kogonada” returns and looks at Quentin Tarantino’s work from a new angle — from below. The view from below has two advantages. It puts the actor in a position of clear dominance, and it lets the viewer know that violence has taken place, without actually having to show the damage done. For someone like Tarantino, it’s a handy way to go… H/T @webacion

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