Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Visual Style of The Wire

Finally, credit where credit is overdue. I've always thought of The Wire as having noir elements along with the social realism. It's not a documentary - it's exceptionally well-crafted and relevant fiction. Now someone has analyzed the show's visual style and, guess what, in its own way it's as brilliant as the writing:

Major kudos to Erlend Lavik. This one gets added to the canon.


Erika said...

Oh sure, "credit where credit is overdue", except when it comes to crediting your pal Erika, who sent you this link in the first place, to whom you never even responded.

Well FYI, you're welcome.

K. Clarke said...

I beg to differ :)