Why are testicles (=balls) used as a metaphor for courage?
It would hardly create a useful chain of dialogue if you said to a guy “Hey, you got balls!” (“Yeah, I know. So what? Do you need one?”); you can only say this to a girl or a woman if you want to make it sound...
What was the overall critical reception of Inglourious Basterds in Germany?
Quoras Christine Chois impression is that World War II is a particular sore point of shame for Germans. She asks how Germans felt about Quentin Tarantino’s “vision” of World War II and Christoph...
What are the best movies where most of the action happens in a building?
There must be literally thousands of films that take place in a building because that is one of the lowest cost and therefore most obvious story and production environments – especially for independents.
What is art?
Art is a label, pinned on a piece of creation or craftsmanship …
… either by a broad audience observing it.
… or by few marketers who want to sell it.
books are written,
paintings are drawn,
photograph are taken,
films are made,
songs are composed,
The Ancient Greeks said there were only a few basic themes one could write about. The rest is just variation. What are these themes?
This might be a very academic or theoretical approach, but as the question is about Themes, it is necessary to differentiate Theme from Plot, Story and Genre.
Why does everybody look sexier in black and white film?
Yes – this question contains an assumption. So let's assume that the majority of people agrees on this assumption, although this might not necessarily be true.
Second of all, let's disregard picture post production and...