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02/22/2009 09:20:12 PM · #1
I was watching Brad Pitt - Jesse James movie a week or so back and still cannot get over the photography in it. If you have not seen - watch even without the sound. Just amazing!! Large bits of the movie would stand as stills and a few minutes would make just amazing images stand alone.

So - What other movies do you suggest in the same ball park?
02/22/2009 11:05:50 PM · #2
No Country for Old Men

an old one: John Huston's Cannery Row with Nick Nolte and Debra Winger

The Shawshank Redemption
02/22/2009 11:08:23 PM · #3
I'm always amazing at Fiddler on the Roof--I think the scenes are truly incredible.
02/22/2009 11:36:30 PM · #4
I second chromey on No Country for Old Men. I was gasping at every scene. Pure brilliance.
02/22/2009 11:39:27 PM · #5
i know its not really a movie, but the Planet Earth series makes me want to cry. the shots they get are so freaking beautiful, it makes me want to travel to all ends of the earth to take photos. maybe ill be a national geographic photographer someday:)
02/22/2009 11:39:53 PM · #6
Anything Hitchcock!
02/23/2009 12:01:04 AM · #7
Have to add Old Men.... Yeah I have see basically most of what Hitchcock put out but this JJ movie was just amazing... I am likely to buy it - not because of the story which was so so IMO but the imagery. Have not seen Fiddler since a kid, have to rewatch.
02/23/2009 12:13:39 AM · #8
Originally posted by robs:

I was watching Brad Pitt - Jesse James movie a week or so back and still cannot get over the photography in it. If you have not seen - watch even without the sound. Just amazing!! Large bits of the movie would stand as stills and a few minutes would make just amazing images stand alone.

So - What other movies do you suggest in the same ball park?


not in the same ballpark, much much better: Fellini's 8 1/2
02/23/2009 12:35:08 AM · #9
A landscape photographer has to be in love with LoTR trilogy, of course...

R.
02/23/2009 12:41:56 AM · #10
Okay... Just added a few things to my netflix queue.... Thanx

Apart from the LOTR's since I can see them on my shelf. I have been threatening to have a LOTR day and play the 3 extended versions end on end... but it's a good chunk of the day and the kids & other half just don't get the attraction like I do :-)
02/23/2009 12:44:45 AM · #11
From recent memory, Atonement , Memoirs of a Geisha

Message edited by author 2009-02-23 00:46:03.
02/23/2009 01:16:29 AM · #12
The Cell & Pan's Labyrinth
02/23/2009 01:19:39 AM · #13
The later Harry Potter movies have some amazing stills.

Another movie that stands out for me is Full Metal Jacket.
02/23/2009 01:40:11 AM · #14
Originally posted by K10DGuy:

Another movie that stands out for me is Full Metal Jacket.


Really... I thought that Apocalypse Now had some more interesting cinematography.
02/23/2009 01:44:10 AM · #15
Originally posted by Adamsw216:

Originally posted by K10DGuy:

Another movie that stands out for me is Full Metal Jacket.


Really... I thought that Apocalypse Now had some more interesting cinematography.


I haven't seen that one in a long time, but I also wasn't aware that it was a contest :)
02/23/2009 02:06:34 AM · #16
Originally posted by K10DGuy:

Originally posted by Adamsw216:

Originally posted by K10DGuy:

Another movie that stands out for me is Full Metal Jacket.


Really... I thought that Apocalypse Now had some more interesting cinematography.


I haven't seen that one in a long time, but I also wasn't aware that it was a contest :)


Haha, sorry. I didn't mean to make it sound like I was trying to argue with you or anything. Just saying what I was thinking.

P.S. I win
02/23/2009 02:07:09 AM · #17
Originally posted by Adamsw216:

Originally posted by K10DGuy:

Originally posted by Adamsw216:

Originally posted by K10DGuy:

Another movie that stands out for me is Full Metal Jacket.


Really... I thought that Apocalypse Now had some more interesting cinematography.


I haven't seen that one in a long time, but I also wasn't aware that it was a contest :)


Haha, sorry. I didn't mean to make it sound like I was trying to argue with you or anything. Just saying what I was thinking.

P.S. I win


lol. Actually, you've made me want to see Apocolypse Now again.
02/23/2009 02:15:22 AM · #18
Hmmm...there are many but for some reason images from Nosferatu directed by F. W. Murnau came to my mind....

link
02/23/2009 02:19:15 AM · #19
It's not a movie, but does anyone else here watch the UK motoring show 'Top Gear'? I am always blown away by the cinematography. The fact that they film in some spectacular locations (Iceland, Swiss Alps, Ireland etc) from time to time is a big help, but I reckon they must sit around for hours waiting for just the right light, the right cloud formations etc. Whoever is responsible for it all is wasted on a motoring show.

Q.
02/23/2009 03:00:39 AM · #20
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
Romeo + Juliet
Amelie
Dances With Wolves
The Shawshank Redemption

...of the top of my head.
02/23/2009 03:10:54 AM · #21
300, very "fake" but still beautifull.
02/23/2009 03:36:42 AM · #22
Originally posted by robs:

I was watching Brad Pitt - Jesse James movie a week or so back and still cannot get over the photography in it. If you have not seen - watch even without the sound. Just amazing!! Large bits of the movie would stand as stills and a few minutes would make just amazing images stand alone.

So - What other movies do you suggest in the same ball park?


before i clicked the link this was the very movie that came to my mind. simply amazing. looks like lots of lensbaby type stuff.
02/23/2009 06:50:26 AM · #23
a bad movie that made me want to pull out my camera and shoot on location in the cellar:
The Happening
02/23/2009 06:57:31 AM · #24
sin city...of course
stay has some cool perspectives and crops...
02/23/2009 08:05:38 AM · #25
Stanley Kubrick's Barry Lyndon, Martin Scorsese's Taxi Driver, Francis Ford Coppola's One From the Heart, just to name a few...

In a nutshell, great directors usually work with great cinematographers.
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