Voir (TV series)

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Voir
GenreDocumentary
Created by
Theme music composerJason Hill
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes6 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producers
Cinematography
  • Martim Vian
  • Alfonso Chin
Running time17–23 minutes
Production companyNetflix
DistributorNetflix
Release
Original networkNetflix
Original releaseDecember 6, 2021 (2021-12-06)

Voir is an American television series featuring video essays about cinema. It was produced by Academy Award-nominated director David Fincher and released on Netflix.[1][2][3][4][5]

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Episodes[edit]

No.Title [8][9]Directed byOriginal release date [10]
1"Summer of the Shark"David PriorDecember 6, 2021 (2021-12-06)
Sasha Stone tells of her experience being obsessed as a child by Steven Spielberg's Jaws (1975) as it the ushered in the era of blockbusters.
2"Ethics of Revenge"Taylor Ramos
Tony Zhou
December 6, 2021 (2021-12-06)
Tony Zhou uses Park Chan-wook's Lady Vengeance (2005) as an example to examine depictions of revenge across cinema, and interviews Jennifer Yuh Nelson and film scholar Dr. Lisa Couthard.
3"But I Don't Like Him"David PriorDecember 6, 2021 (2021-12-06)
Drew McWeeny looks at David Lean's Lawrence of Arabia (1962) to explore the unique appeal of unlikable protagonists across classic gangster cinema, The Godfather series, and the works of Martin Scorsese.
4"The Duality of Appeal"Taylor Ramos
Tony Zhou
December 6, 2021 (2021-12-06)
Taylor Ramos interviews former Disney animators Glen Keane and Brenda Chapman about making appealing female animated characters, highlighting the lack of diversity in the design of these characters. Character designer Luis Gadea is tasked to create a new character that bucks the standards.
5"Film vs Television"Taylor Ramos
Tony Zhou
December 6, 2021 (2021-12-06)
Taylor Ramos finds examples of the blurred line between film and television, including The Sopranos.
6"Profane and Profound"Keith Clark
Julie Ng
December 6, 2021 (2021-12-06)
Walter Chaw looks at the unusual way Walter Hill's 48 Hrs. (1982) explores experiences of systemic racism compared to similar films.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Netflix's new David Fincher docuseries Voir celebrates the visual essay". The A.V. Club. Retrieved December 15, 2021.
  2. ^ Squires, John (November 11, 2021). "Netflix Documentary Series "VOIR" Celebrates Cinema With Visual Essays on Films Including 'Jaws' [Trailer]". Bloody Disgusting. Retrieved December 15, 2021.
  3. ^ Murray, Noel (December 3, 2021). "The Best Movies and TV Shows New to Netflix, Amazon and Stan in Australia in December". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved December 15, 2021.
  4. ^ Rotten Tomatoes
  5. ^ 'Voir' TV Review: Mixed Bag Of Film Essays Blends Anecdote With Analysis|The Playlist
  6. ^ "'Voir' Trailer: David Fincher's Latest Netflix Collaboration Is A Visual Essay Series About Cinema". theplaylist.net. Retrieved December 15, 2021.
  7. ^ "David Fincher and David Prior's 'Voir' Docuseries Celebrates Cinema in New Trailer". Collider. November 11, 2021. Retrieved December 15, 2021.
  8. ^ Netflix's Visual Essay Series Voir is Worth a Look|TV/Streaming|Roger Ebert.com
  9. ^ The Hollywood Reporter
  10. ^ "Shows A-Z – VOIR on Netflix". The Futon Critic. Retrieved December 13, 2021.

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