The Natural Born Killers By Olive Stones Film Analysis

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The movie commences with upside down images and faces imprinted on its memory. We observe yellow fog and trees which precede a napalm air strike. We find a soldier face which is pained and disillusioned. This depicts war everywhere. The soldiers merge with another soldier and disappear into the forest. The soldier is tormented and possessed; he looks at his image in the mirror and grins to destroy it. He wraps himself in his blood, and this reminds us of his face painted with mad. In this scene, the camera follows him; this allows the audience to view as he descends into the depth of his misery. Lighting is the critical element in the film. The shadowy and dark look of the movie upholds the theme of war and the tough dark journey the soldiers …show more content…
The movie observes sound, convoluted editing and perspective cinematography as it presents its art right directly. The film is black and white. The audience creates interest since this is not an ordinary movie. This dictates the fictional quality of the film. The black and white color gives the impression of a parallel world. In the first scene, the barbaric brutality is masked with the security of standard black and white images. These challenges the audience to question the essence and validity of social implications associated with the media. The movie characters Bonnie and Clyde play real life criminals. Comparing Mallory and Mickey with Bonnie and Clyde, it is true that the slight similarities between the two groups seem to contrast; this convolutes the screen a mix of real and unreal presentations. Use of point of view is applied in the opening scene of the movie. When Mickey shoots the woman in the kitchen, the perspective is created straight from the fired gun. It then follows a bullet into the air then to the victim. Mickey attacks again with a knife; our vision comes from the attacker directly to the murder. This depicts that we are responsible for destruction and death. The two shots show that the involved society creates a monster on both the two

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