Run Lola Run

There are many narrative and cinema techniques used in the film Run Lola, Run. The film’s setting and backstory are established in the opening sequence when the money is lost on the subway and recovered by a lucky commuter. Other techniques used are scenes of flashforward montages where a single instance dramatically changes specific character’s lives. Regarding digital aesthetics, Run Lola, Run presents many different types of shots to the…

July 10, 2018

Run Lola Run Post

Run Lola Run relies heavily on a nonlinear technique that presents Lola’s story repeatedly with slight variations in each rendition. Through this repetition of scenes the movie relies on digital methods of video editing that allow for time changes. As noted in the reading, digital films challenge the framework of what is real by deconstructing and showing what can normally not be seen by toying with speed, focus, etc. In…

July 5, 2018

Evolution of Cinema Language

Night Fishing – iphone 4 short EARLIEST FORMS Eadweard Muybridge – motion studies (1978) Thomas Edison – Kinetoscope, movement, sensational (1896)   Lumiere Brothers- outside (light), portable, travel, “documentaries” (1895)   Melies – theater, vaudeville, fantasy, special effects, illusion (1909)   HER TRUST D.W. Griffith “A shot of a whole battlefield would be incomprehensible because looking at real things, the human vision fastens itself upon a quick succession of small…

May 9, 2016