Film Analysis

Everything you need to succeed in DeMiero’s Film Analysis class

The stunning action of Tony Scott

British director Tony Scott liked action – a lot of action. So much so that his pacing and use of effective camera movement became some of his key trademarks as a director. One of his primary identifying techniques is that his films frequently featured a pan across a...

Baraka: Pure cinema at the core of remarkable film

“Baraka” It isn’t a travelogue. It isn’t a documentary. It isn’t a feature film. It doesn’t have any dialogue. There are no star actors. There isn’t even a plot. Yet, this remarkable film goes straight to your heart and intellect in a uniquely compelling way. Here are...

“The Door”

THE DOOR - Short Film from Octagon Films on Vimeo.added by Louise Curran Producer The Door “The Door” This film, by Juanita Wilson, is a powerful tribute to one family's tragic experience following the Chernobyl nuclear accident that occurred in 1986 in what was then...

“Breaking Away”

Although this film was nominated for five Academy Awards (Best Picture, Best Original Score, Best Director, Best Supporting Actress and Best Original Screenplay) and won for its screenplay, it was overshadowed by a host of box-office winners in 1979, including “All...

SIFF – An extra credit opportunity

We are so privileged to have the nation’s largest film festival right here in our own backyard – SIFF. So, to encourage you to take part in this amazing three-week celebration of cinema, I’m offering you a special deal! You can attend any SIFF film (or event, seminar,...

Bryan Singer’s “The Usual Suspects”

So, who is Kaiser Söze?!? Mamma mia, did I get fooled by this film the first time I saw it! How about you? Be honest, now… What’s clear is that this is one very special film that creatively combined wonderful acting with excellent story-telling with phenomenal...

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