Elokuvallisia huomioita maailmalta 31.01.2014 – 1.02.2014

Michael Keaton – "I mean, I had no concept of stopping play. It just didn't occur to anyone." What do you look for in great cinematography? – Let’s watch two clips each from the five nominees for this year’s Oscar for Best Cinematography. The soundtrack will be removed from the clips. Instead, we’ll have some […]

Elokuvallisia huomioita maailmalta 16.02.2013 – 17.02.2013

David Bordwell on set pieces and Hitchcock – As commonly understood in the arts, a set piece is a fairly self-contained portion of a larger work. It has a distinct beginning and end, and it’s understandable and impressive if extracted from its original. It’s designed to be a bravura display of concentrated virtuosity. In music, […]

Elokuvallisia huomioita maailmalta 14.02.2013

Thirty-six hours on the road — and in the bar — with exiled TV genius Dan Harmon – Quentin Tarantino looks back: ’Reservoir Dogs’ a father-son story – DuckTales invented a new animated wonderland—that quickly disappeared – via @liisaleh David Fincher and the making of House Of Cards – Foodfight, a terrible CGI film some […]

Elokuvallisia huomioita maailmalta 29.01.2013 – 30.01.2013

What do people in the intelligence community think of Homeland? – Quora – House of Cards star Kevin Spacey on his return to television (sort of) – But really it’s “Wiseguy” that kind of got me film, because Bryan Singer and Chris McQuarrie wrote “Usual Suspects” for me because they had fallen in love with […]

Elokuvallisia huomioita maailmalta 17.01.2013 – 20.01.2013

John Woo on Hard Boiled – Here the gunman gets shot in the legs, and there’s a lot of smoke in the corner of the frame. In action scenes I usually like lots of things happening at once—big plumes of smoke or fires burning, or something else. If there’s no smoke, sometimes I’ll use fireworks […]