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  • Lubezki's Cinematography Techniques

    For a film to look pleasing in the eyes, you need to have a cinematographer who knows how to tell a story visually, not just by capturing moving images but also by making everything being shown on screen have its own impact in the audience's eyes. I will be analysing my cinematography style on Emmanuel Lubezki aka Chivo, he has been an active cinematographer from 1983-present. Lubezki has been an active cinematographer and his Famous key collaborators are internationally famous directors’: Alfonso Cuaron, Terence Malick and Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu. He has consecutively won the Academy Award for Best Cinematography 3 years running with Gravity (2014), Birdman (2015) and The Revenant (2016). Other films he has DOP’ed include Sleepy Hollow…

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  • Cinematography Techniques

    Making a movie from scratch requires a wide variety of skilled workers. Everything from actors to make-up artists and even lighting specialists will be utilized; however, it’s easy to take one of the most important jobs for granted: the cinematographer. Although it may seem as simple as holding a camera, a skilled cinematographer, with insight as to how a scene should be filmed, can make or break a movie. Varied filming techniques throughout a movie are important so as not to lose interest,…

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  • Blade Runner Cinematography Analysis

    The Cinematography of Citizen Kane and Blade Runner Though Blade Runner and Citizen Kane were made many years apart from each other and set on completely different timelines with completely different story lines, there is a lot that a viewer can appreciate from both of them and how these films give a reflection on our society. Both movies have earned its fair share of rewards throughout the years for its cinematography and visual effects and has left an impact on how movies are created today.…

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  • The Mood For Love Film Analysis

    "Memories of Murder" features great script, direction and acting, and cinematography. Kim Hyung-ku did a spectacular job in this aspect, presenting images of rare beauty from the everyday life in the rural Korea of the 80’s. The film holds the record for the most shooting locations in the country, in an effort to portray the circumstances of the era as realistically as possible. Furthermore, he managed to give the rural town the film takes place in a dark and ominous sense, which exemplifies the…

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  • John Cassavetes Shadows

    When watching John Cassavetes’s film, Shadows, one of the first elements that intrigues me the most is the cinematography. He does an excellent job of telling the story not so much through the story being told, but the way it is told in the different shots. A lot of directors and cinematographers often do not have the same vision when it comes to telling the story of the film, but both Cassavetes and cinematographer, Erich Kollmar, take it to the next level. The films use of cinematography is…

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  • The Godfather Scene Analysis

    4. Cinematography A. The Godfather The films usually use the common tracking style in order to keep tabs of the characters. Often, the camera would close-up to the character being emphasized by the current narrative. The camera mostly drones from character to character, focusing mostly on Vito, Michael, Sonny and Tom. Events are also pointed out with focus; some pivotal and important scenes are often given emphasis even after the action is long done. The camera would also transition smoothly…

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  • Man With A Movie Camera Analysis

    In this scene, we are shown the camera man lying on train tracks as the train is rushing toward him. Vertov quick cuts to footage at a low angle from beneath the train as it whirls overhead. Vertov then reveals the camera to be buried beneath the tracks in order to achieve this angle. By showing the camera under the tracks, Vertov breaks the audience’s suspension of disbelief and shows them the truth. While the cameraman may strive for amazing shots and angles, it would be impossible to achieve…

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  • Billy Wilder's Film Double Indemnity

    The idea that love can change a person is truly evident in the classic film noir, Double Indemnity. Walter Neff, an insurance salesman develops feelings for his clients’ wife, Phyllis Dietrichson. Together they team up to commit a murder; the murder of her husband. This progression is shown through three different cinematography components: lighting, camera angles, and composition. Over the course of 107 thrilling minutes, Walter Neff becomes a whole new person due to his relationship with…

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  • The Dark Knight Rises Opening Scene Analysis

    director to give meaning to the story. For this paper, the opening scene of Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Rises will be analysed. The paper has the following order: an explanation of what needs to be considered to analyse a movie, a brief explanation of the important elements of mise-en-scene and mise-en-shot, a description of the opening scene of The Dark Knight Rises, an analysis of those elements in the opening scene. To be able to analyse a movie or a scene, in this case, it would be…

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  • The Graduate Film Review

    and also analyze Nichols’ compositions, symbolisms, and framings to reveal how the story succeeds, captivating the spectators emotionally. The Graduate is a movie regarding a fresh college grad by the name of Benjamin Braddock, who finds himself imprisoned inside a meaningless world or as they mention in the film the unappealing “plastics” theme. The film centers one character and his journey. Ben is written so that he is the protagonist in each act and his dealings propel the movie. For the…

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