top movie elements

2020-05-12

direction

  1. Fight Club
  2. Se7en
  3. Requiem for a Dream
  4. Children of Men

cinematography

  1. Fight Club
  2. Doubt
  3. Munich
  4. Se7en
  5. Children of Men

editing

  1. Requiem for a Dream
  2. Fight Club

production design

  1. Fight Club
  2. Se7en; J. Edgar
  3. Doubt
  4. Children of Men

make-up

costumes

score

sound

  1. Fight Club
  2. The Ring

visual design

  1. 300
  2. Sucker Punch

painful

hand-to-hand combat

eccentric

story concept

  1. Inception - a technology that allows one to tap into unused brain power, resulting in an altered experience of time, where a second could feel like a year (as an example)
  2. Groundhog Day - reliving the same day over and over again
  3. Next - treatment of the concept of being able to see the future

touching

  1. Life is Beautiful
  2. Yellow Earth
  3. The Kite Runner

touching moments

  1. an interview with a woman whose life was improved by Kinsey's work (Kinsey)

heaven portrayal

hell portrayal

romantic moment

painful moment

shocking moment

  1. murder (Irréversible)
  2. murder (Bamboozled)

magical moment

car crash

highway chase

most intense couple quarrel

most beautiful suicide scene

whistleblowing

  1. The Firm
  2. Erin Brockovich
  3. The Informant