Tag Archives: Sound

192. Wuthering Heights

Emily Brontë’s novel has been filmed over 25 times. Is there a line between radical interpretation and reckless desecration?

177. The King’s Speech

This film has two men talking. However, its strength lies in the way it uses sound to tell us one thing while showing us another.

171. Three Days of the Condor

Adapting James Grady’s straight forward thriller, Sydney Pollack delivered a commentary on dehumanising institutions.

157. Jaws

For all the fun stories and anecdotes about how the shark didn’t work, none of them help explain how Steven Spielberg managed to deliver a masterpiece.

99. Christopher Nolan’s Mementos

He may make blockbusters, but Christopher Nolan’s tastes lean more to art house cinema. So what are his films really about?

88. Bullitt

With Steve McQueen in the title role, a legendary car-chase and a score by Lalo Schifrin, Peter Yates’ Bullitt still oozes as much cool now as it did in 1968.

29. 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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