Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Film Log 5.26.2015

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)

Director: Ana Lily Amirpour
Number of viewings: 1

Comments: "The first Iranian vampire Western." I love the film's black and white cinematography. The picture's cinematographer, Lyle Vincent, uses various gradients of black and white to build the very oppressive atmosphere that surrounds the film. At times though, the film feels more like an exercise in style rather than substance and sometimes the film feels like a hipsterish version of the Twilight saga. Sheila Vand, the eponymous girl that does all the walking in the film, does a fine job emoting through the subtle movement of her eyebrows.

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