Spotlight on Cinematography: Shades of Red

I’ve talked about the color red before, in regards to Tarantino and Anderson‘s use of it to drive home drama and importance. It’s an intense color that is visceral in a way no other color is. I’ve arranged these frames in order of presence/intensity, but I think all of them utilize the various shades in an amazing way. Enjoy!

hunchback
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996) || Gary Trousdale (Director)
chicago 2
Chicago (2002) || Dion Beebe (DP)
star trek into darkness
Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013) || Dan Mindel (DP)
byzantium
Byzantium (2012) || Sean Bobbitt (DP)
american werewolf in london
An American Werewolf in London (1981) || Robert Paynter (DP)
we need to talk about kevin
We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011) || Seamus McGarvey (DP)
mr nobody
Mr. Nobody (2009) || Christophe Beaucarne (DP)