• We had to do some researches for our early preparation of our media shoot.
We started off by comparing several well-known productions to our thriller.
The first of them is ‘Sucker punch’ which was directed by Zack Snyder and
released in 2011, casting Emily Browning, Vanessa Hudgens and Abbie
Cornish. The second one is Hannah released in 2011, the director was Joe
Wright. The casts included Saoirse Ronan, Cate Blanchett and Eric Bana. The
third contrasted research was on Blindspot directed by Martin Gero. This
stared Sullivan Stapleton, Jaimie Alexander and Rob Brown.
• My thriller was shot on the top carpark with an agitated girl and a dying
man. They enhance tension delivered to our audiences.
• Both the Hanna and our thriller share a similarity on the plotline. The
main character from both productions has escaped from a restricted
place which is a mental hospital for ours and a secret CIA prison for
Hanna. Besides, someone is hurt on the way out from where the
characters escape from. In my opinion, Hanna deliveries the tension
better, as there is one apparent difference between both of the
productions. That is there is a continuous sequence of the character
escaping from the prison in Hanna. However, only a negotiation
between the police officer and the girl can be seen from the ur
production. Therefore, the that Hanna represents the tension is more
effective than our thriller.
• Both the main characters are found to be similar. They are two
young women with unusual background. That is the main
reason responsible for the escape of them from the places
which they were imprisoned. In our thriller, Molly is suffering
from mental illness and she is under a psychiatric treatment in
the hospital where she escapes from. Molly is fed up with the
hospital Similarly, Hanna in the movie ‘Hanna’ has been trained
to be a best assistant so she is aiming to escape and execute
her missions. Overall, they are both aiming to leave the place
with their plans and there is a reason behind them.
• Our production has a scene about the agitated girl having a
negotiation with police officer emotionally. Similarly, Hanna has
several conversations with a medical professional in the prison.
However, there is one difference between them. In our thriller,
the girl is agitated during the entire conversation. In contrast,
Hanna is very calm throughout the negotiation. In this aspect,
our thriller deliveries a better and more intensive sense of
tension to the audiences, instead of unveiling the clues
gradually in Hanna.
• Sucker punch has many similarities to our thriller on the plotline.
Sucker punch starts off with a sequence showing the main character
protecting her sister and herself from the attack from their abusive
stepfather with the death of their biological mother. However, when
she is trying to attack her stepfather to stop him harming her sister,
she accidentally kills her sister who is standing behind their
stepfather. Afterward, she is sent to a mental hospital for her guilty
of murdering. A similarity can be seen in a reverse way from our
thriller. Molly in “Fresh Fallen Snow” escapes from the hospital first
before the negotiation between her and the police detective.
However, in Sucker Punch Babydoll has the accident first before being
sent into the hospital.
• Babydoll in sucker punch shares some similarities with Molly in our
thriller. They both hurt someone and become agitated. After that
both of they are taken away by someone. In my thriller Molly is
eventually arrested by the police, in contrast to sucker punch
Babydoll is sent to the mental hospital by her stepfather. They both
deliver tension to by showing the similar scene to audiences,
therefore more clues are revealed at the same point. This requests
audiences to work out what is going on next after the opening scene.
However, there is one difference between the Babydoll and Molly. The
story happens after Molly escapes from the mental hospital, and
Babydoll gets agitated before being sent into the mental hospital.
Overall, I think both of them can deliver an effective tension to
audiences, as their story line are very similar.
• A scene with similar flow can be seen from both productions. In
our thriller Molly is entire shocked after cutting the dying man
on his throat, and in sucker bunch Babydoll is also
overwhelmed by the fact that she has killed her sister by an
accident. A blank face can be seen from both characters,
showing how unbelievable what they have done is. This also
connotes the tension to the audiences.
• A TV series ‘Blindspot” shares a couple of similarities with our
production ‘Fresh Fallen Snow’ in several aspects. In plotline,
the main female characters are both revealed under an isolated
condition, they are both expressing themselves as an agitated
girl showing the threats they face at the time. These deliveries
the tension effectively, as well as lets the audiences know twists
have been laid in the following story and they will be unveiled
gradually as the story develops.
• Both Jane form Blindspot and Molly from ‘Fresh fallen snow’ are
both shown in an extremely threatened status when they are
first unveiled. They are shown without with any conversation
initially. Besides, they can be seen to be very helpless initially,
but gradually the helplessness form them is eased in the later
stage, it is quite obvious in the Blindspot and the ‘Fresh Fallen
Snow’ does not tell many details of this but only shows a few
seconds of eased atmosphere in the last. This enhances the
tension delivered to the audiences.
• The very first scenes of unveiling them are pretty much the
same. They both isolate the main character, by showing them
on their own. They are both against the police initially, but
when the stories develop the tension in both productions is