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Entries Tagged as 'Reconstructing Crime Scene'

Blood In the Moonlight

August 26th, 2011 · 4 Comments

“The best thing about Red Dragon (Universal), the second adaptation of Thomas Harris’ 1981 novel, is that it reminds you how scary and seminal the first adaptation — Michael Mann’s Manhunter (1986) — was. This new movie, directed by Brett Ratner, recycles the same narrative, many of the same lines, and even some of the […]

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Tags: Based on novel · Dreams and visions · Father/son relationship · Forensic evidence · Interrogation · Master and pupil · Murder mystery · Psycho killer · Reconstructing Crime Scene · Shootout · Woman in jeopardy

Paranoid’s Paradise

June 21st, 2011 · 6 Comments

“The companies, the majors, were afraid of it. They felt that it’s a downer, that the main character is going to be not very likable. And they also were suspicious about the genre, because they kept saying that the murder mystery plot isn’t very strong, which they were right about! They really wanted a murder […]

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Tags: Based on novel · Cult favorite · Drunk scene · Gigolo · Interrogation · Love Triangle · Murder mystery · Paranoia · Party Crashers · Reckless Driver · Reconstructing Crime Scene · Road trip · Unconventional romance · Vigilante

A Good Scream

June 18th, 2011 · No Comments

“I’ve always have been saying and have been saying for years that the position of the camera is as important as what you’re photographing. A dirty word to me is ‘coverage’. You know, ‘two shot’. ‘Over the shoulder’. It’s stuff you see all the time and it just drives me crazy because this to me […]

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Tags: Assassination · Cult favorite · Dreams and visions · Flashback · Forensic evidence · Hitman · Interrogation · Inventors and Tinkerers · Murder mystery · Paranoia · Private eye · Prostitute · Psycho killer · Reconstructing Crime Scene · Woman in jeopardy