Sunday, 2 October 2011

The New Hollywood

1975 was at the height of the New Hollywood era of American film. Filmmakers like Martin Scorsese, Robert Altman, Milos Foreman, and Hal Ashby, inspired by the French New Wave and Cinema verite made films which emphasised raw realism. They went out of their way to make their films look ugly, using drab colors and grainy film stock.