Tag: Roger Deakins

No Country For Old Men

No Country For Old Men (2007): A Study of Human Duality

Coen Brothers’ adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s novel, No Country For Old Men (2007) is nothing like your usual neo-western but the complete deconstruction of a classic good vs bad tale. As in…

1917 2019

1917 (2019) Review: In a War, till Images are alive

In 1917, Northern France inward World War I, a British battalion affiliate is chanting a song about ‘Going Home’ before they onslaught the Germans and we compass there with Will Schofield who…

Blade Runner 2049 [2017] : A Devastating Quest of New Generation Replicant

Roger Deakins’ cinematography is his visionary achievement. It is not only the best thing about the film, but also it is the best thing one can find in the films of sci-fi genre. As a sequel, the film sprucely took place between its explored and unexplored entelechy of Replicants. Despite of having long run time and slow screenplay, “Blade Runner 2049” remains a triumphant sci-fi film with its brilliant visuals and irrefutable cinematography.

The Great Cinematographers and their “Visions of Light”: A love letter to the DOP

Great cinematography has a tendency of sneaking up on you. When it’s done well, the average moviegoer will have a sense of appreciation for the level of visual beauty on display but most people aren’t really conscious of the artistry involved and the incredible level of work that goes into the making of all of those pretty pictures. I know for me personally, it took many years of film appreciation before it finally occurred to me the extremely important place that cinematography holds within the movie making process.

Sicario [2015] : Alice in Cartel-Land

Sicario is a straight-forward Hollywood genre movie that adopts a simple plot but thanks to Villeneuve’s deft direction, sterling performances from the three leads, masterclass cinematography blend with nervy score makes this film immensely watchable that creeps into the psyche of three singular characters, demanding the question if breaking the laws and selling out the moral values, is an answer to fight a war.