Tag Archives: Terrance Malick

The Long Day Closes (Davies, 1992)

The lighting in The Long Day Closes (1992) is nothing short of brilliance. For it alone, this film is well worth seeing — a must for any avid cinephile. The specific high key lighting, both off and on screen — … Continue reading

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The Tree Of Life (Malick, 2011)

The Tree of Life is a brilliant piece of art that the world is not yet ready for. While its narrative bears striking similarities to other “art-house” films – most notably Tarkovsky’s Mirror, which meditates on humankind and man’s relation … Continue reading

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Malick, Ranked

Definitely one of the finest director’s of our time, especially regarding cinematography and scope. I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with Malick; while I’ve always loved his use of the formal aspects of cinema, creating majestic land-pieces out … Continue reading

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The New World (Malick, 2005)

My least favourite Malick. As one would expect of Malick, the film is shot beautifully, with some incredible visuals. Unfortunately, that is all this film has going for it. The story is long and quite boring – at least the … Continue reading

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The Thin Red Line (Malick, 1998)

In preparation of seeing Tree of Life, I’ve been watching the Malick’s I haven’t seen. Watched Days of Heaven a few weeks ago, and wasn’t blown away. Today, I was blown away. The Thin Red Line is definitely, by far, … Continue reading

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