• Large Format, Small Space: How 'Greyhound' Puts You Right in the Middle of a WWII Naval Battle

    2 monthes ago - By No Film School

    Shot on a decommissioned WWII destroyer, Greyhound invites audiences to engage in a battle of a lifetime out in the wide-open sea.
    The opening scene of Steven Spielberg's 1977 classic Close Encounters of a Third Kind , set inside an air traffic control room, is used by director Aaron Schneider as a tonal reference for the screenplay for Greyhound , written by and starring Tom Hanks. The scene dramatizes the audience's first "sighting" of the UFO, except that we never see it as more than a blip on the radar screen. Similarly in Greyhound , the audience gathers information about the threat...
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