34 Sneaky Ways Hollywood Tricks You Into Having a Good Time

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34 Sneaky Ways Hollywood Tricks You Into Having a Good Time

Those dirty rotten scoundrels. They’re spending millions of dollars to tap into your brain, and play you like a fiddle, leaving you all emotional and introspective. All so you’ll keep coming back to the movie theater. It’s the perfect crime.

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34 Sneaky Ways Hollywood Tricks You Into Having a Good Time

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Erin CRACKED.COM Brockovich The costume designer ensured that all the supporting actors wore drab, earthy colors so Julia Roberts and her flashy outfits would stand out more to the audience.

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34 Sneaky Ways Hollywood Tricks You Into Having a Good Time

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CRACKED.COM JAWS ALFREI The soundtrack enhances emotions by HITCHCORE'S PSYCHO using major or minor keys. As music in a major key is judged as happy while minor key music is heard as sad, thrillers and horror movies use minor keys and dissonances. Transposing somber themes from minor 451 to major key makes them appear light and joyful, while transposing uplifting themes from major to minor key makes them feel creepy. CHARIOTS of FIRE THE X FILES

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CRACKED.COM GAME OF THRONES HOUSE OF CARDS FILMMAKERS CAN IMPART AN INSTANT SENSE OF MYSTERY AND INTRIGUE TO THEIR CHARACTERS BY SHOOTING THEM IN LOW LIGHT, AND DESATURATING THE FILM THE GODFATHER DURING PROCESSING* GONE GIRL THIS GIVES THE CHARACTERS AN OMINOUS LOOK, AND WHEN THE VIEWERS CAN'T SEE CLEARLY IT HEIGHTENS THEIR TENSION- IT WORKS GREAT FOR GRITTY THRILLERS-

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Steven Spielberg shoots some of his movie scenes from a low angle in order to make the audience relate to the child characters. These low-angle shots emulate a child's natural eye-line, so the audience will see what a child sees. Schindler's List (1993) E.T. (1982) CRACKED.COM

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GRACKED.COM THE BAD GUY WILL SOMETIMES BRONSON LOOK STRAIGHT AT THE CAMERA AS IF HE'S STARING INTO YOUR SOUL. THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS THIS'LL MAKE DJANGO UNCHAINED YOU FEEL UNEASY BECAUSE THE VILLAIN IS TALKING TO YOU. PSYCHO

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Aspect Ratio is a subtle, but powerful tool for filmmakers Directors can influence audiences by using different aspect ratlos. Often viewers aren't even aware of being manipulated. Different ratios have different effects; 500 Days of Summer for example: 1:1 Ratio resembles old photographs, evoking a sense of the past. It also adds depth to a scene. 1:1 Ratio The Wizard of Oz 4:3 Ratio was the very first aspect ratio (that's why it's called the Academy Ratio); modern directors often use it in period pieces to help bring that time frame to subconscious 4:3 Ratio mind. Napoleon Dynamite 16:9 Ratio

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Directors, especially in confusing action sequences, CRACKED.COM keep track of where you are looking on screen, and direct your sight to where the most '2001: Space Odissey (1968) important information is so that you can follow what is happening in front of you with ease 'Mad Max Fury Road' (2015) 1. From left to the center 2.From the center back to the left 3. Quick cut in which Furiosa takes a shot, 4. Dead biker on the left on the left where you were already looking This is what is known as EYE-TRACE

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