CAPTAIN AMERICA: How the heroes are introduced in Avengers Assemble – 4

One useful exercise when examing moving image in a Media course is to investigate how characters are introduced through FILM LANGUAGE. By looking at the SHOT TYPE, CAMERA ANGLE, COMPOSITION and USE OF COLOUR - indeed the whole MISE EN SCENE, you can "decode" the messages that the filmmakers are trying to present to the … Continue reading CAPTAIN AMERICA: How the heroes are introduced in Avengers Assemble – 4

BRUCE BANNER: How the heroes are introduced in Avengers Assemble – 3

One useful exercise when examing moving image in a Media course is to investigate how characters are introduced through FILM LANGUAGE. By looking at the SHOT TYPE, CAMERA ANGLE, COMPOSITION and USE OF COLOUR - indeed the whole MISE EN SCENE, you can "decode" the messages that the filmmakers are trying to present to the … Continue reading BRUCE BANNER: How the heroes are introduced in Avengers Assemble – 3

NATASHA ROMANOFF: How the heroes are introduced in Avengers Assemble – 2

One useful exercise when examing moving image in a Media course is to investigate how characters are introduced through FILM LANGUAGE. By looking at the SHOT TYPE, CAMERA ANGLE, COMPOSITION and USE OF COLOUR - indeed the whole MISE EN SCENE, you can "decode" the messages that the filmmakers are trying to present to the … Continue reading NATASHA ROMANOFF: How the heroes are introduced in Avengers Assemble – 2

NICK FURY: How the heroes are introduced in Avengers Assemble – 1

One useful exercise when examing moving image in a Media course is to investigate how characters are introduced through FILM LANGUAGE. By looking at the SHOT TYPE, CAMERA ANGLE, COMPOSITION and USE OF COLOUR - indeed the whole MISE EN SCENE, you can "decode" the messages that the filmmakers are trying to present to the … Continue reading NICK FURY: How the heroes are introduced in Avengers Assemble – 1

Movies Reflect Us: Part Three – What Happened to our (Super)Heroes?

Isn’t it odd when similar movies are released around the same time? Take these movie “coincidences”: Dante’s Peak/Volcano (1997)Armageddon/Deep Impact (1998)Dangerous Liaisons/Valmont (1988/89)Capote/Infamous (2005/06)White House Down/Olympus Has Fallen (2013) In 2016 superhero film fans had three big team-ups to consume: X-MEN: APOCALYPSE, CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR and BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE. They weren’t … Continue reading Movies Reflect Us: Part Three – What Happened to our (Super)Heroes?