Film Language Tag: canted frame
Framing that is not level, creating an unbalanced appearance. [Also known as canted angle or Dutch angle]
60 Film Clips
A Date with the Porter, The Third Man
When Holly Martins (Joseph Cotten) and Anna Schmidt (Alida Valli) arrive at the Porter's place, the Porter is already dead. The crowd believes Martins was involved and chase him down the street.
A Visit to Papinou, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Jean-Do visits his elderly father, who is unable to leave his apartment, and gives him a shave.
All Hope Gone, The Birth of a Nation
After giving aid to a fallen Union soldier, Ben Cameron leads the charge at the Battle of Petersburg and plants his battalion's flag in a Union canon before he is wounded.
Attempted Murder in a Gallery, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
Sam helplessly witnesses the attempted murder of Monica Ranieri.
Billie Witnesses a Lynching , Lady Sings the Blues
While on a tour of the South, Billie (Diana Ross) witnesses the lynching of a Black man
Blaylock's Demise, The Hunger
Sarah (Susan Sarandon) kills her boyfriend Tom (Cliff De Young), and Miriam (Catherine Denueve) comforts her.
Brawl Breaks Out in Sal's, Do the Right Thing
(TW: use of the n-word) Sal (Danny Aiello) smashes Radio Raheem’s (Bill Nunn) boombox, starting a fight between his family and the residents of the neighborhood that spills out onto the street
Butter Biscuit, BlacKkKlansman
Ron and David Duke share memories of Black figures in their lives.
Captive, Foxy Brown
Foxy Brown (Pam Grier) wakes up in "The Cabin" after being drugged and kidnapped by the gang of white drug dealers who killed her boyfriend (Terry Carter).
Chase in the Sewers, The Third Man
Harry Lime (Orson Welles) flees from the British Police through the sewers of Vienna. He shoots and kills Sergeant Paine (Bernard Lee) and is badly injured. Holly Martins (Joseph Cotten) kills Lime as he's trying to escape.
Closing Scene, The Great Beauty
As Santa Maria climbs the long staircase inside the Scala Sancta, Jep recalls a recurring memory from his past.
Closing Sequence, Don't Look Now
John follows the red-hooded figure while Laura races to catch up to him.
Closing Sequence, The Earrings of Madame de...
Louise (Danielle Darrieux) prays that Donati (Vittorio De Sica) be spared, then races to the hill where Donati and the General (Charles Boyer) duel.
Closing Sequence, The Hunger
While a detective (Dan Hedaya) finds Miriam's home empty, Sarah (Susan Sarandon) survives and now lives in London.
Closing Sequence, BlacKkKlansman
Ron and Patrice are lured out of Ron’s apartment to witness robed Klansman gathered around a burning cross as the film gives way to footage from the August 2017 white supremacist and neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Closing Sequence, Old Joy
Mark (Daniel London) drops off Kurt (Will Oldham), who wanders around the city at night.
Come with Me, The Story of a Three-Day Pass
Turner (Harry Baird) goes to a bar his first night in Paris and meets Miriam (Nicole Berger), whom he plans to go with to the beach the following day.
Dave's Evaluation, 2001: A Space Odyssey
Hal asks Dave whether or not he sees the mission as strange or suspiscious, and admits to evaluating his psychology.
Does That Make a Book? , The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
After becoming gravely ill with pneumonia, Jean-Do learns that his book is a success.
Dreams of the Sea, Once Upon a Time in the West
Frank (Henry Fonda) returns to the train car and finds Morton (Gabriele Ferzetti) on the verge of death.
Fake Memories, Ghost in the Shell
After Major (Atsuko Tanaka) and her partner Batou (Akio Otsuka) interrogate a garbage man, she goes for a dive in the ocean.
Final Confrontation, Foxy Brown
With the help of the Neighborhood Black Task Force, Foxy Brown (Pam Grier) gets her revenge on her brother's killers.
Guila Defends Herself, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
The assailant attempts to murder Guilia.
He Tried to Rape Me, BlacKkKlansman
Ron arrives at Patrice’s house to prevent Connie from delivering the bomb, but his attempts are thwarted by fellow police officers.
He's Not Coming, Carrie
Carrie's mother attempts to stop Carrie from going to prom.
Horror Movie Viewing, Scream
Randy (Jamie Kennedy) drunkenly watches a horror movie, while Sidney (Neve Campbell) fights the ghost face killer (Skeet Ulrich).
Impaled in the Gallery, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
Sam is attacked by Monica in the gallery.
In Your Hands, Old Joy
Mark (Daniel London) and Kurt (Will Oldham) get lost trying to find the Bagby Hot Springs.
Information Retrieval, Brazil
Sam (Jonathan Pryce) starts a new position at Information Retrieval and meets his new boss, Mr. Warrenn (Ian Richardson).
Jean-Do’s Story Begins, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
As Bauby begins to narrate his autobiography, his words simultaneously conjure up the past and present of the Naval Hospital in Berck-sur-Mer, including its former tuberculosis patients and the dancer Nijinsky.
Kino, The Heart of the World
Anna becomes the new and better heart of the world: Kino.
Life Remote Control, Exit Through the Gift Shop
Banksy talks about Thierry's documentary, Life Remote Control.
Lynching of Jesse Washington Story x Klan Induction Ceremony, BlacKkKlansman
Jerome Turner (Harry Belafonte) recounts the lynching of Jesse Washington at a Civil Rights rally as it is cross cut with Philip Zimmerman's (Adam Driver) - posing as a white version of Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) - induction into the KKK. Turner describes in detail the murder and we go back and forth between this and David Duke's (Topher Grace) white nationalist speech. All the while, Stallworth is watching the induction ceremony happen from a window.
Marcello Walking, The Conformist
Marcello meets Manganiello after he is followed home.
Morning in Moscow, Man with a Movie Camera
Soviet citizens get started on their day as filmmaker Dziga Vertov captures their actions on camera.
Muted Nightmare, The Artist
In a dream sound becomes a part of George's world, but he loses his voice.
No Longer with You, The Earrings of Madame de...
The General (Charles Boyer) confronts Donati (Vittorio De Sica) about the history of the earrings. Donati tells Louise (Danielle Darrieux) he can no longer see her.
No Water in the Radiator, Earth
The tractor's radiator gets overheated, and the kulaks urinate on it to cool it down.
Opening Sequence, Bicycle Thieves
Ricci goes to find work at the unemployment office.
Opening Sequence, Scream
Casey (Drew Barrymore) is home alone when she receives a phone call from an unnamed ghost face killer (Matthew Lillard).
Opening Sequence, Old Joy
Mark (Daniel London) receives a call from his old friend Kurt (Will Oldham) for an impromptu trip to the mountains.
Pretty Woman Song-and-Dance Sequence, Kal Ho Naa Ho
Aman (Shahrukh Khan) sings and raps a riff off of Roy Orbison’s “Pretty Woman” to Naina (Preity Zinta), the beautiful girl he just moved next door to, much to her chagrin.
Quinlan's Setup, Touch of Evil
After Joe Grandi (Akim Tamiroff) drugs Suzie (Janet Leigh), Quinlan (Orson Welles) double-crosses Grandi and murders him in the hotel room, accidentally leaving his cane behind at the scene of the crime.
Radio Raheem Goes to Sal's, Do the Right Thing
Radio Raheem (Bill Nunn) shows off his “Love” and “Hate” rings to Mookie (Spike Lee) before going to Sal’s to order some pizza
Registering Prisoners, The Night Porter
The Nazi SS officers register the new prisoners and take photos.
Roles in Camaraderie, The Earrings of Madame de...
Having reacquired the earrings, Mr. Rémy (Jean Debucourt) tries to resell them to the General (Charles Boyer), only for Louise (Danielle Darrieux) to buy them. Spurred by this news, the General challenges Donati (Vittorio De Sica) to a duel).
Sam's Escape, Brazil
With help from Archibald Tuttle (Robert De Niro), Sam (Jonathan Pryce) escapes torture at the hands of Jack Lint (Michael Palin).
Stop Dave, 2001: A Space Odyssey
Dave manages to get back on the ship to shut down Hal, and discovers a message after doing so.
Teetering on the Edge, The Gold Rush
The Prospector (Charlie Chaplin) and Big Jim (Mack Swain) wake up to find a blizzard blew the cabin half over a cliff overnight.
The Cat in the Doorway, The Third Man
Holly Martins (Joseph Cotten) notices someone watching him from a darkened doorway. When a window light turns on, he sees the figure is Harry Lime (Orson Welles), still alive.
The Discovery Mission, 2001: A Space Odyssey
The Discovery One, a manned spaceship headed for Jupiter, has its crew—including a sentient computer—interviewed for national television.
The Monolith, 2001: A Space Odyssey
A mysterious object inspires an early hominid to use the first tool.
The Next Mayor, Devil in a Blue Dress
Released from jail, Easy (Denzel Washington) is picked up and questioned by mayoral candidate Matthew Terell (Maury Chaykin).
The Prater Wheel, The Third Man
Holly Martins (Joseph Cotten) meets Harry Lime (Orson Welles) at the Riesenrad Ferris Wheel. Lime threatens Martins and offers him a cut into his plan.
The Rumble, West Side Story
Tony (Richard Beymer) tries to stop the Sharks and the Jets from brawling, but Bernardo (George Chakiris) stabs and kills Riff (Russ Tamblyn) anyways, leading to more violence.
Then I Sank into a Coma, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Jean-Do recalls the events leading up to his stroke.
This is Life?, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Magazine editor Jean-Dominique (Jean-Do) Bauby awakes from a coma to find himself suffering from locked-in syndrome in a hospital in Berck-sur-Mer, France.
Tillie Confronts John, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
Tillie (Isabel Sanford) confronts John (Sidney Porter) while he is changing in his room.
Worlds Collide, Tangerine
Sin-Dee (Kitana Kiki Rodriguez), her friends, and Razmik's (Karren Karagulian) family collide at a donut shop.
You're a Mess, Touch of Evil
Captain Quinlan (Orson Welles) visits Tanya (Marlene Dietrich) for information on the car bomb.
5 Series Clips
"White Christmas", Black Mirror: Season 0, Episode 1
Matt gets the truth out of Joe.
Bing Wakes Up
"Fifteen Million Merits", Black Mirror: Season 1, Episode 2
Bingham Madsen wakes up in his fully LED-screened apartment and heads to his exercise bike.
Cooper Arrives at Saito Games
"Playtest", Black Mirror: Season 3, Episode 2
Cooper arrives at Saito Games to test a new system for them, but sneaks a picture for his journalist friend.
New Girl In the Office
"USS Callister", Black Mirror: Season 4, Episode 1
A digital copy of Nanette finds herself trapped in Daly's custom Infinity game.
The Crew Flies Through the Wormhole
"USS Callister", Black Mirror: Season 4, Episode 1
Nanette and the rest of the USS Callister crew escape through the update patch.