Analyzing atmosphere

Atmosphere Part 2: Okay, Also Atmosphere is Literally Just Background Noise Too

So the other day I joked about how atmosphere is literally just the weather (mostly fog).  But there’s more to it than that. There’s also background noise.* Go back to your list of atmospheric movies and/or novels, and pull up a scene/page from one of the items on the list.  The first movie on my …

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Atmosphere Part 1: Atmosphere Is Literally Just Fog

A thought experiment for you: Do a Google search for “atmospheric movies.” Check out how many of the movies had posters with some sort of fog, weather, smoke, or translucence in them.  Of the ones that don’t, if you’ve seen the movie, ask yourself, “Is some element of the weather a factor in the story?” …

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