The Problem Of Describing Color

Tweet Finding words to describe my experience with color often eludes me and I look to others for ways to put into language something that speaks to me without words. What I have found is that even the best wordsmiths seem to share my frustration with the limits of language to describe our responses to […] Read more »

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Color In Films: Last Days

Tweet Last Days explores the final days of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. Writer and director Gus Van Sant truly examines the feeling of isolation in the world with this film. From beginning to end, the darker more rustic tones of nature set the stage for sadness, weakness and the psychological sense of strength that is […] Read more »

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Color In Films: One Hour Photo

Tweet One Hour Photo is a psychological look into obsession. The film’s main character, Sy, works at a one hour photo lab in a large department store and begins to become infatuated with a family who gets their photos developed there. Due to his quiet, lonely life, he finds himself getting involved with family issues […] Read more »

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Color In Films: Donnie Darko

Tweet Donnie Darko is an independent film about time travel and a boy’s journey to understand the mind. He survives a bizarre accident and starts having weird visions which unravels into a story that is unique, dark and mysterious. The gloomy color palette and darker tones helps this psychological piece really embrace the story. Read more »

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