Posted: July 8, 2010 Filed under: Action, British Cinema, European Cinema, Faces, Film, Film Studies, Finding Words, Hollywood, Linking Spaces, Versus | Tags: Alberto Cavalcanti, BF Taylor, British Cinema, Charles Laughton, Chris Columbus, Dawn of the Dead, European Cinema, Faces, Film Studies, George Romero, Home Alone, Lillian Gish, Macaulay Culkin, Night of the Hunter, Night of the Living Dead, Robert Mitchum, Versus, Went the Day Well?, Words
Beginning off-screen and beyond then thrusting inward; a movement that forever ruptures the sanctity of the skin of the frame.
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: July 29, 2009 Filed under: Action, Faces, Film, Film Studies, Finding Words | Tags: Action, Choreography, Cory Yuen, Faces, Film Studies, Jason Statham, Martial Arts, The Transporter, Words
Width and angle here provide the ideal opportunity to acknowledge the film’s old-fashioned fascination with outline, cut and choreography.