Alan Turing once said, "Machines can never think as humans do. but just because something thinks differently, doesn't mean it's not thinking at all."Well, it's a really pretty quote, except Alan Turing never said that. This quote is from the 2014 movie, Imitation games starring Benedict Cumberbatch. You've probably heard of it, it was in… Continue reading Blade Runner 2049: What It Means To Be Human.
Ellie Chu tells the audience right up in the opening sequence of the film - "This is not a love story", à la the narrator in '500 Days of Summer'. And just like '500 Days of Summer', 'The Half of it' subverts all genre conventions and tropes that people have come to expect, while still… Continue reading How The Half of It defies Its Genre CONVENTIONS
https://youtu.be/9j5QL3FtD24 Anatomy of a Scene - The Lighthouse The Lighthouse is one of my favorite films from last year, if not my favorite. So, today I wanna look at a scene from The Lighthouse that in my opinion, is the perfect example of how to build and release tension in a single scene without any… Continue reading The Lighthouse – How to build and release tension in a single scene?