Welcome to the blog OliRic Production's Richard Mclachlan, charting the evolution of the opening to the new feature film Acts of Repulsion, jointly produced with Oli Preston, click here to view his youtube account. You'll be able to see the final cut on my youtube channel, click here to view my youtube account, as well as various short videos and podcasts right here on this blog! Enjoy, and please feel free to comment/add suggestions!
Friday, 31 December 2010
RM - Deconstruction of Texas Chainsaw Massacre
Texas Chainsaw Massacre (Toby Hooper, 1974) 3 min 21 sec Link to imdb
US Takings: $31,000,000
August 18, 1973 – anchorage of date
Documentary style – Verisimilitude (Realism)
Audio bridge linking date to filmSounds of digging – diagetic?
Music – no diagetic underlining Bones being hit and seen in the flashes when photographs are being taken
1 min 22 seconds until first shot – different approach to the genre. Horror – best in the mind of the audience- off screen