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Cinema August 27, 2020 Tenet by Christopher Nolan: quick review

After a first lockdown due to pandemia by Sars-COV2 I went back in cinema finally. I watched Tenet, the new thriller directed by Christopher Nolan with Robert Pattinson, John David Washington and Kenneth Branagh. This is my review of Tenet. This movie is about 150 minutes of explosions and pure adrenaline. I watched it in …

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 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 December 20, 2019 Star Wars the rise of Skywalker – Review

I’ve watched in press preview the last movie of the Star Wars trilogy produced by Disney. I’m talking about Star Wars the rise of Skywalker (December 2019). Here is a quick review of the movie. First chapter of this new trilogy was released in theaters in December 2015: Star Wars The force awakens directed by …

Cinema October 31, 2019 The Irishman by Martin Scorsese: personal thoughts

Last week I’ve watched the last movie directed by Martin Scorsese in Rome film festival, The Irishman. The movie was produced by Netflix, it lasts about 3,5 hours. That movie has an awesome cast with Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Al Pacino and Harvey Keitel; so it is in such way a sort of reunion …

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 Landscape photography Street photography March 18, 2019 No country for old men – Photography

I was Sheriff of this county when I was 25 years old. Hard to believe. My grandfather was a lawman, father too. Me and him was sheriffs at the same time, him up in Plano and me out here. I think he’s pretty proud of that. I know I was… … Some of the old …

Street photography February 24, 2019 Street photography: Stanley Kubrick

Many people don’t know that Stanley Kubrick was a great street photographer before becoming a famous movie director. He directed masterpieces as 2001 A space odissey, Shining, Full Metal Jacket, A clockwork orange, Barry Lindon, Eyes wide shut and so on… Kubrick is absolutely one of my favourite director. I love his way of filming, …