Video Essay Highlights 5 Brilliant Moments of Camerawork in Movies
One of the things that has sort of fallen to the wayside in a lot of commentary about movies is the way the camera actually moves within the film. I'm certainly guilty of not talking about this as much as I should in articles every day, but the importance of communicating information wordlessly through camera movements in our pop culture entertainment doesn't deserve to be overlooked. It's something we all internalize and comprehend (or most of us, anyway), but we should be having legitimate discussions about the ways directors choose to move their cameras to tell a story.
Thankfully, Cinefix is here with a video essay looking at exactly that. They've chosen five movies to highlight here, and if you consider yourself a movie fan, you'll probably want to watch and see what they have to say: