Why Do Terrence Malick's Movies Look Like That?

5/31/2021 ISO 1200 Magazine 0 Comments


Terrence Malick has developed one of the most unique and distinctive visual styles in contemporary American cinema. In this video, Thomas Flight investigates the elements of this style and what the motivation behind it might be.




Chapters:

0:00 A Hidden Director
1:26 Showing life in context
2:21 A polarizing approach
4:51 Elements of the style (challenge accepted Chris)
11:05 Editing can impact a "look"
12:30 Filmmaking as questioning
14:28 Forcing the viewer to connect the dots
15:44 Poetic and personal

Text, image and video Thomas Flight


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