Søkeresultat for: "Film Movement"

  • 1. september 2017

    Split, Part III: Meeting of multiple minds

    The cat-and-mouse sessions between psychiatrist and patient form a thrilling acting laboratory, where M. Night Shyamalan’s fundamentally static set-ups are done with rigour and discreet invention. Bonus: film references.

  • 2. juli 2014

    Genuinely socialist: The Midnight Sun Film Festival

    Like many of its own films, the Midnight Sun Film Festival remains true to perhaps the greatest cinematic – and human – aspiration of them all: to express an understanding of, and solidarity with, all the others washed up with us here on this strange little planet of ours.

  • 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.

  • 4. november 2015

    The Village Part III: Love, murder and monsters

    Whispered echoes, nightmare logic, high melodrama, relentlessly ingenious staging – this visual analysis of M. Night Shyamalan’s pastoral masterpiece preserves the film’s own gestures, often rearranged in surprising combinations.

  • 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.

  • 19. mars 2015

    Signs, Part IV: Visual style

    In Signs scenes do not only exist to drive the plot forward. Their formally distinctive staging creates additional layers, encouraging meanings and symbols, often enigmatic.

  • 15. mai 2019

    Split, Part IV: Creativity in cramped quarters

    A final look at M. Night Shyamalan’s Split, this time its formal approach with a special emphasis on his inventive use of point-of-view shots, stealthy camera movements, overhead and underhead shots, and many other subtleties.

  • 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.

  • 4. desember 2017

    Joachim Trier’s Thelma, Part II: Handicraft and visuality

    I anledning dagens utgivelse av Thelma på Blu-ray og DVD, presenterer vi en engelsk utgave av vår andre artikkel om filmen, som tar for seg dens visualitet, motiver og helhet, forsterket med flere nye analytiske poenger.

  • 18. februar 2015

    Signs, Part II: Motifs and horror shows

    M. Night Shyamalan is particularly adept at creating a set of hidden motifs that govern the film. We look at circles, water, doors, houses, the sky and how they operate in two brilliant horror set pieces.

  • 22. april 2019

    The Happening, Part II: Goners with the wind

    A guide to the many powerful suicide scenes, including the brilliant, icily electrifying opening where normality turns into nightmare. Plus motifs, visual ideas and references to earlier Shyamalan works.

  • 25. august 2017

    Split, Part II: The fine print of M. Night Shyamalan

    The apparent simplicity of Split conceals a surprising amount of ideas, refinement and subtlety. This is a moment-by-moment analysis of the brilliant abduction scene, plus a hard look at isolation, corridors, animals and flowers.