Blog Review: Joey Galvan’s Horror Film Blog is Essential

Not many people these days can appreciate the true artistry behind cult horror, which peaked in the 70's throughout the 80's. Joey Galvan's Horror Film Blog, which he dubs as "essential horror films", explores some of these films with a passionate voice. What drew me to Joey's blog were our similarities in upbringing, as Joey… Continue reading Blog Review: Joey Galvan’s Horror Film Blog is Essential

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Body Language, Lines and Costume Design: We Can Tell Who You Hate

In my second post, while exploring the use of natural light in Stanley Kubrick's Barry Lyndon, I mentioned that we would be able to dissect the use of body language, body lines and their costumes later. Cinematography has the color,the lenses and light, but it also¬†goes much deeper than those things, there is more aesthetic… Continue reading Body Language, Lines and Costume Design: We Can Tell Who You Hate

Color Theory: Why That Blue Scene Makes You Feel Blue

The most identifiable trait of Cinematography is the color. Sure there are tracking shots (yes, we will get to that), styled lenses and intentional lighting tricks to convey a message for the viewer of a film. However, the most influential aspect proves to be the colors used consistently throughout a movie, which make some great… Continue reading Color Theory: Why That Blue Scene Makes You Feel Blue