Monthly Archives: September 2012

Days of Heaven, or sweeping shots of beautiful pastures (Cinematography & Mise en scene)

When watching Days of Heaven, you have to imagine it like a pot of chili. The ingredients it takes to make chili good is just like the film.  You have multiple set pieces, actors, and plots; like you need spices, … Continue reading

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The focus of Mise en Scene in Blade Runner.

Blade Runner is a film released in the early 1980’s in which I never saw it in the theater, my experience was on a grainy quality film called VHS. The movie still spectacularly blew my mind as a child and continues to … Continue reading

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Silent movies as a precursor to the modern day film…

The previous week we had watched Metropolis (1927) and this past Thursday we watched segments of silent films and shorts. These early films show the way that technology move with how often we utilize that technology. The growth of films … Continue reading

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