Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Another taut crime thriller by the makers of Infernal Affair (remade as The Departed)

Cops eavesdropping on financial films cross the line! Very timely subject.

The Infernal Affair trilogy explores moral dilemmas in entertaining and suspenseful ways.

Here for the article.

Thorough Analysis of the Climax of Better Luck Tomorrow

The climatic sequence in Better Luck Tomorrow is a high achievement in American independent cinema. Tension, suspense, even a primal feeling of disgust are created masterfully through simple yet effective applications of cinematography, lighting, editing, acting, and directing.

In this clip, a narrator has taken the effort to break down the sequence beat by beat.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

The lovely Julia Stiles. Plus interesting murder flic with a "reality" bend

My friend and her fiance have shot 2 awesome projects recently. One, a mock-celebrity short featuring Julia Stiles, a wonderful actor. Second, a dark-comedy feature regarding a different type of CSI.