David Fincher has been labelled all variations of a 'prince of darkness'. Perhaps rightfully so, as his movies mostly are crafted with a signature color palette of dark tones, mostly green and blue. Beyond aesthetics, why does Fincher shoot his movies this way? Because it looks cool? Or is there an additional layer of meaning to the colors in his films?
Fincherfanatic.com is proud and grateful to bring you the second installment of the newly launched Fincher Film School, with compliments to contributor Juan Hernandez. In this episode, Juan is taking a closer look at Fincher's use of color to support narrative -- a subliminal and often overlooked directorial task.
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Paint It Black: A Look at David Fincher's Color Palette
by Juan Hernandez