Let's not forget that Zwick and longtime collaborator Marshall Herskovitz got their start writing for television, which seems to be the primary influence on this strangely uncinematic
Though famously uncinematic
, Kevin Allen's new big screen version (there was another in 1972 starring Richard Burton) is bawdy, frothy and fun, packed with striking images and blessed with Rhys Ifans' terrific performance and melodic voiceover.
In turn, though, Still Our Country is at times reminiscent of a PowerPoint presentation --not a negative trait, necessarily, but it has a somewhat uncinematic
quality that can make the film difficult to engage with.
The 10 minutes of unfinished footage, shown at the CinemaCon convention in Las Vegas last week, was criticised as uncinematic
This overdone thread shares little harmony with the creaky plot, the pedestrian pacing and the fact that the film was shot in some seriously uncinematic
parts of Massachusetts.
He said that the easiest adaptations to do were the most uncinematic
ones, because then you were free to take the characters and basic elements and then put the book away.
It was done in a very old fashioned and very uncinematic
from the Japanese message that signified a successful surprise attack) remains static and uncinematic
Open, to be exact - and you can't help cheering director Bill Paxton and his camera and effects crews' mostly successful efforts to make this most uncinematic
sport at least look dramatically interesting.
Adaptation (written by Charlie and Donald Kaufman (4)) begins as an ironic narrative about a hyper-refined screenwriter named Charlie Kaufman frustratedly trying to figure out how to adapt a brilliantly written but totally uncinematic
book (The Orchid Thief by Susan Orlean).
The first film treatment was the rather uncinematic
King John, a silent film made by Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree in 1899.
But for all his boldness in using this narrator (many reviewers objected to the voice-over as uncinematic
(4)), one must recognize that Scorsese also held back from giving her the authority she might have.