Cloverfield Thin Blue Line Analysis

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Final Essay: Cloverfield and The Thin Blue Line
Movies such as Cloverfield and The Thin Blue Line try to convey realism within their movies. They both use similar tactics while some being different. They want to convery realism using different aesthetics. They do this so that people watching the film will become more immersed into the movie, and people will be able to connect and feel with the characters. Cloverfield and The Thin Blue Line use multiple realist aesthetics of to convey truth such as direct address to camera, on-camera interview, handheld camera, limited editing, and diegetic sound only.
Cloverfield’s use of a handheld camera helps convey truth by the film being able to easily interact with the camera. Throughout the movie, the camera is
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There is no music played in the background. The only score you here is music played at the party. Other sounds only come from what the camera is recording and can hear from its microphone. We hear elements such as wind, crashes, explosions, and distance conveyed by the sound we hear through the camera. They lack of non-diegetic shows that the film was not edited supporting the point of the limited editing. The Thin Blue Line does use non-diegetic music. There are already so many ways that it has proved its realism that the use of non-diegetic does take away from the realism of the film. It uses non0diegetic music to help the mise-en-scene. It creates feeling and the music is there for a purpose just as the absence of music in Cloverfield has a purpose.
Both films clearly state their realism. They do this to get the audience to indulge into the lives of those on screen. The more real the film feels the more connected we feel with the world on screen. Whether the movie clearly shows that it’s trying to show its truth or whether it isn’t, all movies have some sort of realism to it. These movies use these aesthetics to show truth and connect us to the world and stories on

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