Tag Archives: thriller

Death House 2 : A trailer for a fake movie

My friends and I are in our final year of a Film & Media studies degree. Four of us have been working together over the last couple of years and have formed a small production team. We call ourselves Perygl … Continue reading

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The Other Boys from Brazil

World Cinema: Themes and Case Studies – City of God (Cidade de Deus) How many of us actually watch films from around the globe on a regular basis? I’m guessing, on average, not that many. Granted, we are more likely to these days … Continue reading

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Recreating a Scene – Lighting & Mise-en-Scène

DVP Weeks 7 & 8 Our task was to reproduce a scene from any film of our choosing. The focus was on the use of lighting and mise-en-scène. Our lecture covered a series of very useful tips and techniques that should … Continue reading

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What Hitchcock Would Do & What I Auteur Do….

Rear Window Peek-a-boo! Week 4 of an Introduction to Film Studies 1: Hollywood Cinema, saw us watching James Stewart (again!) watching his neighbours, watching each other keep an eye on one another. The film, of course, is Alfred Hitchcock’s fantastic … Continue reading

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Vertigo

Alfred Hitchcock was by any standards, a strange man. He is of course, world-renowned and infamous in his legend. In our latest class for Introduction to Film Studies 1: Hollywood, we looked at the ‘Auteur Theory’ and as a topic for … Continue reading

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