My favorite cinematographer currently is Hoyte van Hoytema. He is from Horgen, Switzerland and studied at the National Film School in Lodz, Poland after being denied from several other film schools. Hoytema has mostly worked on films in Sweden, although … Continue reading Hoyte van Hoytema.
In Tom Tykwer’s 1998 Crime/Drama film, “Run Lola Run,” it almost seems as if Lola literally never stops running. When she gets a call from her freaked out criminal boyfriend explaining that he is in desperate need of her help … Continue reading Run Lola Run
In March 1995 two Danish film directors announced a change in the way they produced films. In short, it was a critical response to all the new mainstream Hollywood film making that had found it’s way into the hearts of … Continue reading Dogma – A Cinematic Movement
Bicycle Thieves is an Italian drama film from 1948 directed by Vittorio De Sica. The film follows the story of a poor father Antonio searching for employment to sustain his family. He gets a job, but the bicycle that he … Continue reading Bicycle Thieves – a tale of desperation
In Vittorio De Sica’s 1948 film The Bicycle Thief, we are brought into the world of an Italian family and the struggles the man of the house faces by trying to do whatever it takes to support his family. The … Continue reading The Bicycle Thief
First off, this film is not an X rated adult film. Old, black and white, and supposedly famous for a freeze frame at the end of the film, 400 Blows was actually a very interesting film. This is mostly due to … Continue reading Review 400 Blows
Another great movie screened in class was Run Lola Run. This was a foreign film from Germany that had a lot of great scenes along with a lot of different styles and ideas. The intro to the movie really sets the … Continue reading When taking a chance pays off