Criticize the Shot: The Evangelist and Edward Gorey

Criticize the Shot: The Evangelist and Edward Gorey

Edward Gorey was also a big influence on The Evangelist
Thoughts on this shot of Danny and Gideon compared to an Edward Gorey drawing with an adult and a kid?

Danny and Gideon

Adult and Child in an Edward Gorey Drawing


Criticize the Shot: The Evangelist and Caligari

German Expressionism was a major influence on The Evangelist:

How do you think this shot from the film compares with one from The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari?

Danny suffering from a heart attack

From The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

Criticize the Shot: You’re Such a Square

Here’s a frame from The Evangelist. We put in a black box to represent a Cereal Box, because we didn’t like having a Cheerios logo there and felt this gave the scene a more story-book feel. Many people told us to get rid of it so we did. Yet, is the artificial and literal quality of it so different from the square that Uma Thurman draws in Pulp Fiction?
What do you think? Leave comments!

Screen Capture from The Evangelist

You’re Such a Square shot from Pulp Fiction