‘Celebrating one of cinema’s most unique anti-heroes on TAXI DRIVER’s 40th anniversary year. A video essay by Jacob T. Swinney. More at fandom.com/keyframe’
“On how Italian modernist Michelangelo Antonioni fashioned his first film, ‘Story of a Love Affair,’ after 1940s Hollywood noir” By Kevin B. Lee Or perhaps to put it another way, the marriage of neorealism with noir.
“After watching twenty-nine Buster Keaton films, I was struck by his use of symmetry and center framing. This is an attempt to capture that. Before Stanley Kubrick and Wes Anderson made it famous for modern audiences, there was Buster Keaton.” – Vince Di Meglio “The greatest of the silent clowns is Buster Keaton, not […]
“Video essay on the seminal Italian neorealist film LOVE IN THE CITY, which includes films by Michelangelo Antonioni and Federico Fellini”
We consider Noirish Project to be a work of neorealism. We define that as holding the length of the shot longer than is required, so that the viewer begins to perceive more than just the literal plot. The video essay about quite brilliantly explores the nature of neorealism, by comparing two versions of the same […]