Posted: August 20, 2009 Filed under: Faces, Film Studies, Finding Words, Ozu | Tags: Faces, Film Studies, Late Spring, Setsuko Hara, Words, Yasujiro Ozu
Whereas elsewhere crescendos will always threaten from somewhere beyond the frame here the space between simple gestures offers alternative volumes.
Posted: August 13, 2009 Filed under: Action, Dancing, Film, Film Studies, Finding Words, Linking Spaces, Versus | Tags: Choreography, Cory Yuen, Film Studies, Fred Astaire, Hollywood, Jason Statham, Martial Arts, The Transporter, Top Hat, Words
Despite the changing frames and the patterns they contain traditions of power, poise and captured grace remain constant and engaging.
Posted: August 10, 2009 Filed under: European Cinema, Faces, Film Studies, Finding Words, Giallo, Italian Cinema | Tags: Edwige Fenech, European Cinema, Faces, Film Studies, George Hilton, Giallo, Guiliano Carnimeo, The Case of the Bloody iris, Words
The eloquence of this striking sequence is found in the mannered interplay between visual extremity, directed expression and studied response.