Neo-Noir Film

346 Words2 Pages
The three terms/concepts are: Fade-in, dissolve and fade-out. With two wins and seven Academy Award nominations, LA Confidential director, Curtis Hanson uses creative transitions through editing in the neo-noir film based on one book in a four book novel series, by crime author, James Ellroy. Hanson expresses the neo-noir film’s dual sides of corruption; criminals and the police, the realism of a 1950’s era, and artistic film transitions in editing. The drama thriller genre film fades-in to a transition montage of a news reel footage headline, which hints viewers to the films plot in combination of the voice over narrations of Sid Hudgens, played by Danny DeVito. In fact, some of the news footage in the opening is from post-World War II in

More about Neo-Noir Film

Open Document