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Posted 16 November 2010 - 06:34 PM

QUOTE (Otter @ Nov 8 2010, 18:06)
No, I think I get you. He was complaining about obvious cutaways to objects that will undoubtedly be used later in the story. This is less a case of Chekov's gun, and more a question of subtlety, I think. If we draw a comparison between the screen and the stage, a cut away or close up to said object in a film would be the equivalent of a character on the stage waving the object around in front of the audience.

I see what you mean. But the question is, can you have that sort of subtlety in modern mainstream cinema? Look at Shutter Island where everything literally had to be explained to the viewer on a chalkboard.

The close-up isn't a subtle device for setting up the importance of an object by any means, but if it's any more subtle you're going to have a confused audience by the end of the movie. I think a better example would be a character that out of the blue mentions he's an excellent lock-pick in the beginning, and at the end gets everyone of the room with a bobby-pin and a nail file.

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Posted 16 November 2010 - 08:10 PM


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Posted 25 November 2010 - 05:04 PM

Well,one thing that I don't f*cking understand,is why the f*ck there has to be some cheesy f*cking love scene in 95 % of the movies & TV series ??? I wanna enjoy an action movie and it turns out to be a cheesy f*cking soap opera. All these romance scenes ruin good films & TV. If I wanna watch romance,I go to Youporn or Assparade,I don't need this sh*t on my TV screen (except on Spice and Hustler TV).For crying out loud.

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Posted 25 November 2010 - 08:12 PM

maybe their trying to make a movie that you can watch with your girlfriend. Im sure she gets tired of watchn hard core porn with you all the time. tounge.gif

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Posted 25 November 2010 - 10:13 PM

I just started getting annoyed by the Teal/Orange contrast in film posters nowadays....

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Posted 09 May 2013 - 10:07 AM

I've been watching some Terror movies centered in Abandoned Hospitals lately.
I'm amazed how abandoned facilities some for 20 to 60 years still have electricity and fixtures let alone gurney's in pristine condition, Medicines in cabinets and such.
"Riddle" as a prime example.
What are these Directors and Writers thinking?

Another point:
I've seen prisoners (hidden away for years) with deeper suntans than the rescuing actor.

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