C-H: Well, what do you think the benefits are of a movie in black-and-white?
Darabont: I think it’s a tonal thing. It puts my head right back into that low-budget, Night of the Living Dead-era of filmmaking. Or just prior to that with some of the crazy, big-bug science fiction movies. Which, to my mind, black-and-white kind of enhances in a way. Puts me back into the headspace of that nine, ten, eleven year old kid who stayed up to all hours, this was pre-video mind you, to catch some old movie on the tube ‘cause it was a horror picture. ‘Cause that’s what turned me on; that’s what made me happy. And, funny enough, that’s what we wanted to create with the effects work, which I contend is pretty substantially fantastic effects work considering we had a 4 million dollar effects budget…
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mkiker2089 wrote:Stephen King's the Mist uses BW on the Blu Ray. I haven't seen it or heard the reason why.
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