CARRIE and the Split Diopter

While I most recently saw discussion around split diopters after Jordan Peele’s Us, Brian De Palma famously uses these shots often. Like all his cinematic language, it’s not just to look pretty, but has a distinctive effect or feeling to convey. Let’s talk first about focus in general. If you’re sitting in a room, you … Continue reading

Luther: Series 3, Episode 1

If you were wondering whether Luther would be back on the force after all the events of last season . . . well, much as I’d watch a show called Luther On The Run, we knew he would be. Even with the windshield wiper subterfuge and a garage door rolling slowly up to show feet … Continue reading