Story telling: In the heat of the night 2/2
In the hunt for key scenes in movies, it was hard to make a decision for In the heat of the Night. In an earlier post I showed one scene somewhat one-third into the movie where Virgil Tibbs is sitting at a train station waiting for the train so he can leave the town of…
Story telling: In the heat of the night 1/2
The scene: Virgil Tibbs(Sydney Poitier) is a black police detective from the North who gets stuck in a small town deep in the South where black people are addressed as ‘boy’ and other derogatory names. He is more or less forced against his will to aid the local police forces headed by Chief Bill Gillespie(Rod Steiger), investigating the murder of a…
Story thoughts: Unbearable knowledge(Oldboy)
The scene A pretty young Asian girl hangs over the edge of a walkway on the top of a dam. An equally young Asian man holds her by the wrist, but she struggles free from him eventually. He cannot hold her and she falls to the green waters far below. Revenge and punishment have always…
Story thoughts: The better life(Trainspotting)
The scene: In a smoke filled pub Renton, Sick Boy, Begbie and Spud squat around a table filled with empty beer glasses. Prominent on the table is a black and white sports bag. The men are merry and exchange light banter. Begbie rises to get a new round of beer. His gaze glances briefly over the…
Story thoughts: A history of violence
This article most definitely contains spoilers The scene Carl Fogarty(Ed Harris) has just shot Tom Stall (Viggo Mortensen) whom he deems to be a mobster named Joey Cusack from Philadelphia. He tells him that he should have killed him back in Philadelphia and asks if he has any last words. Tom looks up at him and…
Movie Thoughts: Saving Private Ryan
The clue is given at the beginning. We start with an unknown old man at a war memorial cemetery. He isn’t named. We don’t know where he is. At the end of the scene the old man stares into the screen the movie fades into June 1944. The beach is called Dog Green. Is this…
Rise of Tomb Raider: Part I: the cast.
Index Intro The cast Lara Jonah Jacob Konstantin Ana Sofia Intro I really like the rebooted Lara Croft character as she is far more a ‘person’ than any of the previous versions of her. The Lara Croft of this series is even a more likable character than the one from the movies, which was more a…
Every Photo is a story: the photos of Frances Benjamin Johnston
In this five-part series, Kristi Finefield and Sam Watters discuss the ways to uncover the story in photographs, specifically a series of hand-colored lantern slides of historic gardens and homes created by Frances Benjamin Johnston in the early 20th century.
Story Telling: Mass Effect 3
An article that investigates on how choices in series of games can have serious consequences for making a good or bad story.
Story-telling: Being beautiful in the art scene, a PimperPuppets Production by d-oo-b.
A short post about the art exhibition Being beautiful in the art scene by d-oo-b. An exhibition that offers an interesting way of story telling. A snapshot movie like experience.
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