Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014) GALLERY (Spoilers)

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Alfonso Cuarón, Comedy, Drama
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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Wes Anderson
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Zero’s love interest. Lights go off behind her almost like fireworks.

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Gustave talking to Zero who is off screen, but he leans into range of the mirror. All the while, the subject of the conversation is dead center of the shot (the painting).

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Excellent POV. Talking to each other, but the audience gets to feel like they are part of the conversation because the actors are looking directly into the lens.

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Wes Anderson isn’t afraid of getting the subject of the shot dead center if necessary. I’ve noticed many directors/cinematographers don’t do this. He also isn’t afraid to tell his actors to look directly into the camera when the camera is meant to be a person.

Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

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The most climactic scene in the entire movie. No better place for a fight than a STAGE-like set. It's also nice that Luke and Vader are almost silhouettes and their sabers do the talking.

The most climactic scene in the entire movie. No better place for a fight than a STAGE-like set. It’s also nice that Luke and Vader are almost silhouettes. This almost makes them less important and highlights the sabers. Their sabers do the talking.

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Vader walking into frame after Luke powers up his lightsaber. The size difference between the two adds to Vader’s dominance in this scene.