A western noir: this was the objective we had in mind when producing Les Sentiers Noirs de l’Ouest. An interesting blend of concepts and a great filming and creation experience with my classmates made this a very enriching project.
The Grand Budapest Hotel: a bright, light, enjoyable, humorous and, of course, symmetrical piece of Art from our dear Wes Anderson.
During this semester, we have traveled a long way, from the premises of feature films of Chaplin and Keaton, to the mysterious and extravagant world of Guillermo del Toro in Pan’s Labyrinth. In this small essay, I will try to put into perspective the different stages of Cinema’s History we went through in class by selecting three movies we watched which I consider illustrative of the evolution of the medium.
Between the modern and the traditional, the sophisticated and the conventional, Anatomy of a Murder is definitively a curious object. Spanning from the film noir to the well-established courtroom genre, taking place in an isolated and rural setting, the movie is quite a singular one, particularly on its novel depiction of tabooed crime.
Here is our first video proposal, Chaplin Busts Missoula. I felt it was for us all a great experience. Personally, I am very glad I finally had the chance to go to the end of a cinematic project. It was a very enriching experience.