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Cinema December 13, 2020 David Fincher’s Mank: cinematography

I’ve just seen the last movie directed by David Fincher. Mank was released in streaming for Netflix as exclusive in a period with cinema totally closed due to coronavirus pandemia. First of all I’d like, obviously, to watch it in theaters with a big screen. In this article I’m talking about cinematography in Mank. What …

Cinema August 12, 2020 Cinematography part 1

I love cinematography, it’s essential and directly connected to the directing work. In fact there is a connection between the director of photography (DOP) and movie director. In some cases there are indissoluble unions as Coen brothers and Villeneuve with Roger Deakins , Emmanuel Lubezki with Iñárritu and Cuarón. Cinematography is a complex and controvertial topic at the …

Art Cinema Street photography May 23, 2020 Complementary colors: cinema, painting and photography

Complementary colors is another great chapter of color theory in art. Two complementary colors put together create contrast and dynamism at the same time balancing the whole scene. It’s a lively and harmonious contrast which contributes to create that aesthetic beauty sought by Giorgio De Chirico in his paintings. Wikipedia definition: The traditional color wheel model …

Cinema May 5, 2020 Yellow in cinema

After talking about red and orange colors in cinema it’s time to give space to yellow, again a warm color. Starting as usual from the pointing of view written by Wassily Kandinsky in his The Spiritual in art I’ll analyze better the use of yellow in famous movie frames. Each color has a value both …

Cinema April 26, 2020 Wonderful photography in Federico Fellini’s movies

I love the great director Federico Fellini. He filmed many movies with stories set in Italy, usually about society. His characters are interesting, sometimes realistic sometimes caricature. I watched masterpiece as La Dolce Vita, 8 1/2, I vitelloni, Amarcord and Roma. I love actors like Marcello Mastroianni and Alberto Sordi. His early films are more realist …

Cinema October 6, 2019 The trial by Orson Welles: cinematography

The Trial (1962) directed and interpreted by Orson Welles is a wonderful drama/thriller in black white. Anthony Perkins (Psycho, Alfred Hitchcock), is the main character. The screenplay of that movie is a film adaptation from Kafka’s novel The Trial. In this story a man is accused by justice, no one know the exact reason. The …

Cinema August 13, 2019 Once upon a time in the west

Tribute to the wonderful movie Once upon a time in the west, directed by Sergio Leone, soundtrack by Ennio Morricone.     Old but good       That’s all folks Stay well, have always light in your life Best, F.S Read also: Blade Runner 2049 cinematography Read more articles about cinema here

Cinema June 3, 2019 Blade Runner 2049 cinematography

Blade runner 2049 is a wonderful neo-noir sci-fi movie (2018), sequel of Blade Runner, a 1982 cult directed by Ridley Scott, inspired by Philip K. Dick’s beautiful novel. In this second chapter (directed by Denis Villeneuve) Harrison Ford, Ryan Goslin, Sylvia Hoeks and Jared Leto are the main actors. Roger Deakins is the director of photography …