The film deals with the theme of psychoanalysis on the surface narrative while having hidden narratives that cause the audience to have a subconscious feeling of unease. Hitchcock was known for his use of sexual themes within his films and Psycho is no exception.
The genre of horror has always been a mind game between director and audience; what techniques they can use to scare? The majority of horror films are…… Read more “The Shining 2017 Update: Freud’s Uncanny and The Concept of Scare”
After recently re-watching Whiplash (2014) there appeared to be similarities with Taxi Driver (1976). Both had similar fast and sporadic editing styles that linked with the characters…… Read more “Whiplash and Taxi Driver- A Study of Loneliness and Isolation”
Before starting this short review we need to preface a few things, this is the first film of Bela Tarr that I have seen. After hearing countless…… Read more “The Turin Horse”
The revenant directed by Alejandro G. Iñárritu came out last year in 2015, after seeing it at cinema I thought it was amazing. However due to the…… Read more “The Revenant – Review and Analysis: Trees, Wind, Fire and Survival.”
Today I want to explore something I have been a fan of for as long as I can remember. Directors who have the ability to tell stories…… Read more “Exploring no dialogue introductions as a story telling and cinematic technique”
This article was inspired by an interview with Martin Scorsese discussing story vs. plot, he only talks about this for about two minutes but I feel it…… Read more “Story vs. Plot”