Aspect ratios in filmmaking definitely can set the tone in helping us tell and shape a story. Next time you are watching a film take note of the aspect ratio, it plays a big part in how character and action is framed in a scene which in turn all relate back to the story.
Check out this neat little article and free download over at VashiVisuals:
They’ve got a free download of aspect ratio saved in .png files which you can import into your video editing timeline placing it over your edit. Check it out and read the article as it shows a number of well known films and the different aspect ratio used throughout cinema.