A parallel between 'The Truman Show' and the current era of American politics, in which after decades of relative social and economic stability, cracks in our perfect world have started to show, and beneath them a darker reality of the state of things is being revealed.
HBO's 'The Night Of' provides viewers with a more visual approach to the crime drama by relying on the use of framing throughout.
Particularly in an era of hyper-macho action heroes like Stallone and Schwarzenegger.
It isn’t just the pacing Mann employs that helps build his constant tension, but also the ambiguous structuring of the film by which it’s never entirely certain which character – DeNiro’s McCauley or Pacino’s Hanna – is the protagonist, and which is the antagonist.
Color plays a vital part in the excellence of 'Carlito's Way,' from reflecting character decisions to vividly casting a shadow of the past without flashbacks.
In terms of war movies and their verisimilitude to the actual events they depict, there is likely no finer example than the first 28 minutes of Steven Spielberg’s 'Saving Private Ryan.'
The Most Important Cinematic Question of Our Time
How 'Mr. Robot' goes mad.
This is a video essay highlighting director David Fincher and how he is able to craft the perfect plot twist in his 1997 film 'The Game.'
A video essay focusing on the emotion filled silent gazes the characters of film 'The Neon Demon' deliver.