The techqniue used in order to connect the scenes in Slacker, were done through a circulation of ideas and the conceptions of slacking. The lack of narrative structure made this film expeirmental , and by using the medium to play around. Quentin Tarantino, a director who finds great pleasure in form and motion, music and violence and mixes and matches. Pulp fiction (1994), a four-part film with a montage of bizarre characters which emphasis the focus on the Negativism of an American. This film makes use of its character-based plot, including two mob hit men, a boxer, a gangster’s wife and diner thieves all intertwined into four stories to represent on how the director viewed the world, corrupted with violence and redemption.
This transition is noticeable in the tape of Samuel Fuller in 1953 "Occurrence on the South Street" (Pickup on South Street), in which the "black" visual series is connected with the "red" threat. The scenes on the shore with Richard Widmark and Jean Peters are filmed in the best traditions of the noir, but a dynamic fight in the metro already shows that Fuller's directorial style is much better suited to the new criminal drama of the middle and late fifties. The era of film noir was extremely productive from an artistic point of view, perhaps the most productive in the history of Hollywood, at least if this productivity is measured not by the highest achievements, but by the average artistic level. The "black" film chosen at random will almost certainly be better than the randomly chosen silent comedy, the musical, the western, and so on. However, any "black" film of Joseph Lewis of the "B" category will be better than his Western in the same category.
Moves can show emotion in ways real life can not and Tim Burton’s films do this by creating emotions that are contradictory. An emotional state or reaction is a feeling and movie directors use them to help create stories. Some of the best movies make you feel multiple ways at once to make your movie going experience the best it can be. he uses close ups, music, and low key lighting to create comidikly unnerving feelings in the audience. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory(Charlie) was a children 's story that Tim Burton adapted and turned it into a slightly darker story than the one we knew.
“The Skin I Live In” Looking from the film title “The Skin I Live in,” and the film poster which presents a gentleman behind a bald woman looks frightened covered with mask, the first image of this film that I got is a cliché horror-thriller film selling disgusting scenes—cutting the body and showing blood splashing which have in general horror film. However, it does not like my expectation; likewise, it is totally beyond what I have expected. The director Pedro Almodovar can make audiences feel creepy without these things. First of all, I will defend that I am a person who is always attracted by picture; that is why I love the pleasing pictures and composition in this film. Pedro uses blue tone to cover all along the film is not only raising
You may have missed them on their initial TCM run, but have no fear, you can catch many of these (as well as other) titles using the Watch TCM application/website. Gun Crazy (1949) aka Deadly is the Female Directed by Joseph H. Lewis Shown: Peggy Cummins (as Annie Laurie Starr), John Dall (as Bart Tare) Gun Crazy (1949) aka Deadly is the Female Directed by Joseph H. Lewis Shown: Peggy Cummins (as Annie Laurie Starr), John Dall (as Bart Tare) Side Note: My initial vigor for participating in the FREE companion course (TCM Presents Into the Darkness: Investigating Film Noir) offered in conjunction with Ball State University, was unfortunately dampened by life 's happenstance. So while an abrupt change in schedule meant I unable to engage in real time with my community of fellow cineastes, thanks to early enrollment, I have an archive and invaluable resource to call upon when discussing and referencing film noir. Here 's hoping that in the future TCM forms similar partnerships. TOO LATE FOR TEARS, Lizabeth Scott, Dan Duryea, 1949 TOO LATE FOR TEARS, Lizabeth Scott, Dan
To pinpoint the exact influences of what we know today as film noir can result in a convoluted mess. Film noir itself is not necessarily a genre in the same way the western or musical is. Film noir is characterized by shadowy cinematography, thematic elements, and a generally somber and cynical mood. The notable films generally accepted as the characteristically noir include White Heat, Double Indemnity, The Big Heat, Detective Story, The Maltese Falcon and several others. Modern viewers might be familiar with noir-inspired films like Chinatown, Who Framed Roger Rabbitt, L.A.
The use of contrast and the play with light and darkness is fascinating. It has a great psychological effect on the audience. The Don Corleone’s office is submerged in darkness and the characters in the scene come in and out of the light, thereby directing the focus onto them. A very large part of the film is shot in low key lighting, to emphasize on the theme of the film which is essentially, the life story of the Mob in
In the movies "The Outsiders" and "West Side Story" I noticed that there were many similarities and differences. For example, West Side Story was a musical and the gangs were known for having one 'Hispanic gang' and one 'Caucasian gang,' but The Outsiders was not a musical and the gangs were based on the poor side of the town and the richer part of the town. Although, even with the many differences there were also many similarities like, most of the people in the movies were in two gangs who hated each other. As I was watching both movies I found that many of the similarities came from how the characters acted, their interests/the scenes and the plot so, I decided to write my paragraphs based on those three subjects. Firstly, the characters
Beatlejuice along with other films are mainly gloomy storylines with low key lighting and dark colors but he turns them into enjoyable movies for kids and adults to watch. Tim Burton uses lighting and colors to convey dark, mysterious style like in his films Edward Scissorhands, Corpse Bride, and Beatlejuice. Tim Burton uses colors to show how different people are and how different the situation is in a scene. This occurs in Edward Scissorhands with the people’s outfits and Edwards. Example Edward wears an all-black suit that looks similar to a strait jacket.
Dark, foreboding alleyways, creepy villains, and sinister music are all things one would expect to find in a Tim Burton film. But do you know why? Every aspect of his films are carefully thought out to give off a specific effect. One example of this is how Burton uses camera angles and lightings to create an ominous and lonely mood in his films, because he wants his audience to connect with the strange, or “different” characters. Burton uses a variety of different camera angles in his films to get his point across.