Tag Archives: Skip Lievsay

Great Sounds – Part Two

The world is so noisy, we unconsciously filter out all that we don’t want to hear. Much of film sound operates in the same way.

No Country for Old Men

With 4 Oscars, the Coen brothers’ adaptation of Cormac McCarthy’s acclaimed novel is a showcase of ‘less is more.’

The Silence of the Lambs

This video-essay on Jonathan Demme’s The Silence of the Lambs examines the phenomenon of looking and shows how central it is to the horror genre.

Barton Fink

The Coen Brothers won the Palme d’Or at the 1991 Cannes Film Festival with this sardonic look at Hollywood. But is that what it is really about?


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