Jacob T. Swinney
Jacob T. Swinney

Jacob T. Swinney is a video essayist, filmmaker, and cinephile.

Future Tense
Sept. 15 2017 11:16 AMThe Future of FashionAs seen in a century of movies.
Video
July 19 2016 10:06 PMEverything That Will Kill You and Destroy America(According to the Republican National Convention.)
Brow Beat
May 30 2016 8:01 PMWatch A Video Tribute to the 50 Greatest Films by Black Directors
Brow Beat
April 29 2016 8:32 AMCelebrate 75 Years of Citizen Kane With This Supercut of Homages to the Classic Film
Brow Beat
April 12 2016 8:02 AM“Pinot Noir”: A Video Review of Tituss Burgess’ New Wine, in Song
The Oscars
Feb. 26 2016 9:01 AMThe Martian Is the Best Picture of the YearDespite the long odds, it’s the survival tale most worthy of the Oscar.
The Oscars
Feb. 24 2016 10:13 AMRoom Is the Best Picture of the YearIt flawlessly adapts its difficult and emotionally complicated source material.
The Oscars
Feb. 22 2016 10:56 AMBrooklyn Is the Best Picture of the YearDon't let its subtlety convince you otherwise.
The Oscars
Feb. 17 2016 10:00 AMThe Revenant Is the Best Picture of the YearYes, Iñárritu should win for the second year in a row.
Brow Beat
Dec. 29 2015 12:23 PMThe Most Shocking Plot Twists and Surprises of 2015, in One Video 
Brow Beat
Oct. 12 2015 12:30 PMHail, Old Hollywood! All the MGM References in the New Coen Brothers Trailer, Annotated
Brow Beat
Sept. 22 2015 8:02 AMFrom Empire to Walk Hard, Our Favorite “Producers Getting Hyped in the Studio” Scenes
Brow Beat
July 23 2015 4:42 PMA Concise Video History of Teens Climbing Through Each Others’ Windows   
Brow Beat
July 16 2015 11:05 AMA Tiny History of Shrinking Humans in Movies
Brow Beat
June 23 2015 8:32 AMDavid Fincher Sees the World in Two Colors: Yellow and Blue
Future Tense
Sept. 7 2017 1:28 PMHow Movies Imagined the Future of TransportationThe Running Man’s 2017 doesn’t quite ring true.
Brow Beat
June 24 2016 4:20 PMThese Cocktails Inspired by Game of Thrones Are As Delicious As They Are Ingenious
Sports Nut
May 6 2016 10:18 AMStephen Curry, Sideline Celebration MVPThe Golden State Warriors star may be injured, but he still has amazing moves.
Brow Beat
April 14 2016 8:43 AMDoes the Space Invaders Trick From Everybody Wants Some Really Work? We Tested It Out.
Brow Beat
Feb. 26 2016 10:14 AMWatch All Eight of Slate’s Video Essays on This Year’s Best Picture Nominees
The Oscars
Feb. 25 2016 8:28 AMSpotlight Is the Best Picture of the YearWill the academy do the right thing, or will it once again reward empty flash?
The Oscars
Feb. 23 2016 9:13 AMBridge of Spies Is the Best Picture of the YearSteven Spielberg and Tom Hanks are two movie greats at the top of their game.
The Oscars
Feb. 18 2016 7:30 AMThe Big Short Is the Best Picture of the YearDon’t rule it out because it’s funny.
Brow Beat
Feb. 11 2016 9:32 AMHey Oscars, Mad Max: Fury Road Is the Best Picture of the Year. Witness!
Brow Beat
Oct. 19 2015 2:59 PMThis Is What Happens When Writers’ Rooms Aren’t Diverse
Brow Beat
Oct. 6 2015 11:47 AMWatch an Emotional Video Montage of Movie Characters’ Key Moments of Revelation
Brow Beat
July 29 2015 8:02 AMTom Cruise Stares at You Intensely: The Supercut
Brow Beat
July 22 2015 2:18 PMWatch the Most Legendary Movie Boxers Hit Each Other—and Get Hit—in This Video Mashup
Brow Beat
July 3 2015 8:02 AMThe National Anthem, as Sung by the Movies
Brow Beat
June 18 2015 11:42 AMWatch a Supercut of Movie Supervillains Making Their Dramatic Entrances

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