In the words of David Fincher on how movies affect people: “As an audience, they know you can do anything. So its not about what you do, its about what you don’t do.”
And the Catcher In the Rye doesn’t do many things.
To great effect.
This is How Catcher in The Rye made me a better filmmaker.
The Red Epic. The Red Scarlet. Master Prime Lenses.
Everyone wants it to look good. But does it sound good?
Its finally time for my most important analysis: my own.
(CC Battle of Botsworth 2015)
You can’t hit what you can’t see.
And in most modern day fighting movies, you can’t see anything.
It seems that we’ve misplaced our age old slap stick.
When we review film or media or any kind of work in general, its important to understand the internal conflict between your tastes and your objectivity.
The Trailer. A common sight of our society; it plays in ads, in movie theaters, and in our TVs, and because of that it seems like a simple thing, at most being only 2-3 minutes long. But the trailer, in reality, is a complex package of decisions, ones that could make or break its movie.