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Artist-in-Residence at Chez Firth

Friday (3/4/11) 2:41pm - ... wherein Peter writes some notes about The Killing.

The noir cast has been watching noir movies lately, to prepare for the noir show.  I finished watching The Killing the other day, and as I watched I took notes about things that might be useful to the show.  I figured I'd post my notes.

This is probably not of general interest.

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From:kbadr
Date:Friday (3/4/11) 2:46pm
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The sniper dismissing the black parking lot attendant is one of the coldest, most jarring scenes. I don't know that there's a way to replicate that feeling without going to racism. Not a note for our show, really, but just a nod to Kubrick. It's a powerfully effective scene.
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From:majcher
Date:Friday (3/4/11) 6:55pm
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Yeah. Out of everything in that film, that scene (and the sniper's corresponding bad end) always especially struck me.

That, and the great pro wrestling bit in the bar. Whoo.
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