Søkeresultat for: "Stage 6 Films"

  • 12. mai 2017

    After Earth, Part I: Much better than you think

    With the artistic, commercial and critical success of his two latest films, it is about time to soberly unearth the very real qualities of M. Night Shyamalan’s disproportionally maligned middle period.

  • 2. juni 2017

    After Earth, Part II: Figure in a landscape

    We look at three outstanding scenes in this better-than-you-think M. Night Shyamalan film, along with its pervasive motif of figures in a landscape, visual rhymes and many occasions of elegant staging.

  • 30. august 2013

    Lady in the Water, Part I: A reappraisal

    It was one of the most hated films of the 2000s, but with the trauma now at a distance, it is time to appreciate M. Night Shyamalan’s Lady in the Water for its very real qualities.

  • 20. juni 2014

    Unbreakable, Part I: Characters and relationships

    Our in-depth look at M. Night Shyamalan’s early films continues with Unbreakable: perhaps the only mainstream Hollywood formalist film, a mass-market movie approached with an unrelenting European art film sensibility.

  • 23. desember 2013

    The Sixth Sense, Part I: Stature and Style

    A stunning piece of high-precision filmmaking, formally inventive, thematically intelligent, emotionally gripping, a momentous commercial success, an almost perfect film.

  • 11. januar 2014

    The Sixth Sense, Part III: Motifs and a Funeral

    We conclude our in-depth analysis of M. Night Shyamalan’s masterpiece with a close look at motifs and structural aspects, concluding with a shot-by-shot commentary on the post-funeral sequence.

  • 7. februar 2015

    Signs, Part I: Delightful entertainment, with meaning

    M. Night Shyamalan has created a Signs fiction film about alien invasion, with powerful horror set pieces and comedic touches. An analysis of its dreamlike opening sequence peels away complex layers of motifs and echoes.

  • 26. februar 2015

    Signs, Part III: Dreams, demons and birds

    Signs offers rich allegorical subtexts of dreams, magic and the aliens as metaphors for the characters’ inner demons. We also chart references to The Birds, and analyse the masterful cellar sequence and the film’s ending.

  • 27. januar 2017

    Split: M. Night Shyamalan goes crazy and tender

    The new leaner, meaner version of M. Night Shyamalan has made a bizarre but thoroughly gripping film, providing an emotionally deep understanding of why psychological survival mechanisms arise in abuse victims.

  • 23. september 2015

    The Village, part I: Motifs and story arc

    Before The Visit came M. Night Shyamalan’s early masterpiece The Village. Mismarketed and misunderstood as a horror movie, it has gained a following as a mood piece of pastoral beauty, intense emotion and stylised lyricism.

  • 27. desember 2013

    The Sixth Sense, Part II: Beginnings and Ends

    A visual analysis of key scenes of M. Night Shyamalan’s masterpiece and his virtuoso use of motifs, staging and interconnectedness to achieve coherence and closure.

  • 21. juni 2009

    Kortklipt, 21/6

    Hvor mye tjener Michael Bay per film? Hva skjer på Island? Og hvem er Claire Denis? Ukas Kortklipt har svarene.