Category Archives: Mise-en-scene
This lovely film is so formally sophisticated that all the design elements both balance each other out and compete for attention. But in this my third viewing it was the costume design which truly impressed me. The film chronicles the … Continue reading
Woody Allen and Ang Lee should together moderate a Bergman film fest.
When directors try to capture three dimensions – that is, life – in what is essentially a two-dimensional medium, interesting things happen. This particular constraint of the film media produces an opportunity to create a richness of feeling that takes … Continue reading