Great Directors – Alfonso Cuaron

This post is for Jordan G.

An interesting article about Children of Men director Alfonso Cuaron. Here’s a little:

After Y tu mama también and Harry Potter, Cuarón was able to “return” to more human themes and directed a series of films that can easily form a trilogy, where mankind faces hope as an almost unreachable state. This trilogy (Children of Men, The Possibility of Hope and The Shock Doctrine) gives Cuarón the opportunity to prove that he’s a consumed director by authoring himself the screenplays. In other words, his style is emerging: the use of single long-shots sequences in order to transmit suspense or continuity, depending on the context of the scene; exploring dark themes and the nature human beings in desperate situations.

Read more here.


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