There Will Be Blood: Vocal Control in Movies

by Now You See It

The way a character speaks is an often-overlooked detail that can tell us a lot about that person and their position within a scene or the story as a whole. In this video essay, Now You See It analyzes the voice and speech patterns of Daniel Plainview from Paul Thomas Anderson’s There Will Be Blood, highlighting what his voice tells us about the power dynamics between characters onscreen.

 

 

Pitch Box

The Pitch Box is a open call for you to pitch an idea you have for a video essay. Interested in the way Kubrick uses color in A Clockwork Orange or how to use dialogue in an opening scene? Tell us what you want to see.

I pitched my idea, now what?

Our goal is to get your pitches made, either by creators or as 8hours original content, coming soon to our site.

Do you really need my email?

Once your idea gets picked up, we’ll notify you by e-mail!