Coherent ramblings on the art of indie filmmaking, with frequent rumbas into slices of life; both whole grain and white.
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Monday, January 6, 2014
Wong Kar Wai
Saw a screening of Wong Kar Wai's THE GRANDMASTER last night. He was in attendance with the DP - which was the best part of the evening. Good conversation on picture/framing/color/tone, working with actors, script and improv, etc.
He's one of my favorite filmmakers, and I always find inspiration with the look of his films, the camera movement, the framing and the blocking. Always creative.
I liked the Grandmaster, but it didn't work as well for me compared to films like DAYS OF BEING WILD and IN THE MOOD FOR LOVE.