Film Language Tag: chiaroscuro
Dramatic, high-contrast lighting that emphasizes shadows and the contrast between light and dark; frequently used in German Expressionist cinema and film noir.
57 Film Clips
Angels, Blade Runner 2049
Niander Wallace looks at the new replicant model and tells Luv to follow K.
Bombing The Train, For Whom the Bell Tolls
Robert bombs an incoming train carrying supplies for Franco's army.
Candles for Christine, Don't Look Now
Laura lights candles in honor of Christine at a church, where John catches sight of Wendy and Heather.
Celebration With Italo, The Conformist
Marcello joins Italo at a celebration with other blind people.
Cesare Awakens, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
Cesare the somnambulist awakens and delivers an eerie prophecy.
Cesare Visits Jane, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
Cesare (Conrad Viedt) abducts Jane (Lil Dagover) from her home and carries her away.
Clementine the Tangerine, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Hearing Patrick's voice during the procedure triggers Joel to relive various memories, including the first time he called Clementine "Tangerine."
Closing Remarks, Exit Through the Gift Shop
Thierry, Banksy, and Fairey all give closing remarks to end the documentary.
Closing Sequence, Don't Look Now
John follows the red-hooded figure while Laura races to catch up to him.
Closing Sequence, Reality
Luciano goes to Rome to learn how to be a part of reality shows like Grande Fratello.
Colosseum, The Conformist
Marcello realises Lino isn't dead when he finds him at the Colosseum.
Confessione, Il Divo
Andreotti shares his thoughts on all the accusations and rumors.
Dr. Brooks Examines Johnny, No Way Out
Dr. Brooks (Sidney Poitier) examines two brothers, Johnny Biddle and Ray Biddle (Richard Widmark), and their wounds after being arrested for an attempted robbery.
Eva Escapes, Ex Machina
Eva escapes and disguises herself.
Eww, Beezy!, The Fits
Toni and Beezy play in the gym at night.
Father Merrin Arrives, The Exorcist
Father Merrin arrives to conduct Regan's exorcism.
Fausto Gets a Beating, I Vitelloni
Fausto (Franco Fabrizi) finds his wife Sandra (Leonora Ruffo) and newborn at his father's house. As he enters his childhood home, he is found at the mercy of his father, bringing out the child within him.
Frank at the Movies, Donnie Darko
Donnie speaks with and sees Frank in the movie theater.
Guila Defends Herself, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
The assailant attempts to murder Guilia.
Hide Me Somewhere Really Buried, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Joel takes Clementine into a particularly humiliating and repressed memory from his childhood.
I'm Not Going Back, Dunkirk
British civilian Dawson (Mark Rylance), his son Peter (Tom Glynn-Carney), and teenage hand George (Barry Keoghan) are headed toward Dunkirk to save soldiers and pick up one (Cillian Murphy) in the water from a wrecked ship. The soldier, shell-shocked, doesn't want to return. George is fatally struck in the head during the disagreement.
Induction into the brotherhood, Satya
TAs Satya (J.D. Chakravarthi) is handed a gun by Bhiku Mhatre (Manoj Bajpayee), he is given the order to go kill Jagga, who had been disrespectful to him earlier. This is his transition from “tough guy” to “Bhai”, and being a part of Bhiku’s brotherhood.
Into the Well, The Ring
Rachel (Naomi Watts) and Noah (Martin Henderson) arrive at Shelter Mountain from Moesko Island, intent on finding Samara.
Jigsaw Puzzles, Citizen Kane
Susan Alexander Kane does jigsaw puzzles to pass her time at Xanadu.
Kane and Susan Meet, Citizen Kane
Kane and Susan meet for the first time.
Keys to Rome, The Great Beauty
Gep and Ramona are led by Stefano on a night-time tour through Rome's most famous palazzi.
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.
Miss Beecher Finds the Body, Sergeant Rutledge
Miss Beecher (Constance Towers) offers her testimony to the court about what happened the night she encountered Sergeant Rutledge (Woody Strode).
No Trespassing, Citizen Kane
Kane's residence, Xanadu, is established as the setting and Kane speaks his dying words.
Opening Sequence, The Witch
William (Ralph Ineson) and his family are banished from their village over a religious disagreement.
Opening Sequence, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
An unknown, black-gloved assailant plans a murder and takes photos of a potential victim as the movie begins.
Plato's Cave, The Conformist
Marcello and his old professor, Professor Quadri discuss Plato's Allegory of the Cave.
Projection Room, Citizen Kane
Journalists speculate over Kane's death and reporter Jerry Thompson is tasked with the job of investigating further.
Pursuit and Boxers, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
Sam and Guilia are attacked and chased by an unknown accomplice of the assailant, but after outrunning him, Sam loses him to a crowd of similarly-dressed men at a boxing convention.
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.
Registering Prisoners, The Night Porter
The Nazi SS officers register the new prisoners and take photos.
Roy Confronts His Father, Blade Runner
Roy manipulates his way into Dr. Tyrell's apartment and realizes his fate.
Scena D'Apertura, Il Divo
We are introduced to Giulio Andreotti.
Siringa's Body, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
While looking for clues, Sam discovers another murdered body.
Smushed by a Jet Engine, Donnie Darko
Donnie laughs hysterically as a montage of other characters plays out.
Steiner and Marcello II, La Dolce Vita
Steiner philosophises to Marcello about his hopes and worries.
T'Challa Confronts His Father, Black Panther
M'Baku, leader of the J'Abari tribe, brings Shuri, Ramonda, and Nakia to T'Challa's comatose body. They give him the heart-shaped herb and he confronts T'Chaka in the ancestral plane.
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 Encounter, Nosferatu
Ellen Hutter (Greta Schroder) invites the Count (Max Schreck) into her room, in an attempt to defeat him. Hutter (Gustav von Wangenheim) goes to fetch the physician (John Gottowt) and the imprisoned Knock (Alexander Granach)attempts to warn Orlok. Orlok drinks Ellen's blood but is caught in the morning sunlight and vanishes.
The Escape, Pinky
Two white men attempt to sexually assault Pinky (Jeanne Crain) after discovering that she lives in a primarily black neighborhood.
The First Rule of Fight Club, Fight Club
Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt) lays out the rules for Fight Club decided on by him and The Narrator (Edward Norton). This includes the well-known line, "You do not talk about Fight Club." The first fight begins, which includes someone from The Narrator's office. We flash forward to the following days where The Narrator explains that Fight Club only exists when you're in it—that in the outside world, it is not acknowledged. We see him and various other injured people go about their daily lives without talking about it.
The Killer Revealed, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
Sam finds out the identity of the assailant.
The Killer's Painting, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
Sam inspects the painting that the assailant may have bought.
The Wilson Family Encounters Their Doppelgangers, Us
Adelaide (Lupita Nyong'o) and Jason Wilson (Evan Alex) are in a room with their clones. Adelaide’s clone forces Jason Wilson and his clone to play while the clone gives her life story. Simultaneously Umbrae (Shahadi Wright) and Gabe Wilson (Winston Duke) fight their respective clones, finding crafty ways to outmatch their opponents. Eventually the family finds each other and leaves, surviving the encounter.
Tibbs and Gillespie Talk, In the Heat of the Night
Tibbs (Sydney Poitier) and Gillespie (Rod Steiger) share a quiet moment together at Gillespie's house.
Ursula Andress, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
Sam and Morosini inspect previous convicts to understand the assailant better.
Wiesler's Routine, The Lives of Others
Wiesler returns to his apartment and follows his routine.
You're a Mess, Touch of Evil
Captain Quinlan (Orson Welles) visits Tanya (Marlene Dietrich) for information on the car bomb.
8 Series Clips
Older Model Malfunctions
"Episode 1", Humans: Season 1, Episode 1
Dr. Millican's synth, Odi, is old and begins malfunctioning, but he refuses to recycle him.
Why Do You Hurt Us?
"Episode 2", Humans: Season 2, Episode 2
Hester interrogates the man working with the authorities to find out why they hurt synthetics.
"Episode 3", Humans: Season 2, Episode 3
Niska is forced to look at various video clips, with her vitals monitored, to determine if she is truly conscious and therefore deserving of human rights.
They Won't Let Her Go
"Episode 4", Humans: Season 2, Episode 4
Laura and Neha discuss Niska's future as a conscious synthetic.
Playing a Part
"Episode 2", The New Pope: Season 1, Episode 2
Brannox describes his strategy of converting Anglicans to Catholicism and his 'middle way'.
Sister Mary Spies
"Episode 2", The Young Pope: Season 1, Episode 2
Sister Mary follows Cardinal Voiello out of Vatican City and spies him with his young friend.
A Divine Encounter
"Episode 3", The Young Pope: Season 1, Episode 3
Valente meets Esther in St. Peter's square and brings her to Lenny, who suffers a seizure in her presence.
Dolores and William
"Dissonance Theory", Westworld: Season 1, Episode 4
Dolores does not realize that she is different from William.