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DIRK'S FILM SCHOOL: TRACKING SHOT

SEMINAR NOTES

  • Tracking shots typically involve moving the camera on a platform running on tracks, towards a subject or away from it or from side-to-side.
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Ben-Hur (USA, 1959)

Directed by: William Wyler. This was another big check mark on my list of “classic Hollywood that I’ve got to see if I want to keep any of my film snob cred.” But seriously, I was just really curious to see what all the fuss was about: the Great Chariot Race Sequence is supposed to be among the greatest action sequences in cinematic history. 446 more words

Wanna be a Law-keeper?

Let’s say someone were hell-bent on being a good person . However, imagine whenever that person observes something evil or uncomfortable emerging from his heart, such as pride, hatred, wrath, jealousy, covetousness, aggressiveness, enmity against God, or grief over a great loss, such a one would either follow a ritual of sorts by confessing his sins to God in the hope of getting rid of them or he would try to take his mind off these things by devoting himself fully to something which does not cause these bad feelings. 943 more words

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Beneath The Planet of the Apes Review


I’ve never liked the Planet of the Apes franchise. It wasn’t terrible, but the films just weren’t for me. I mean, a series where the main villains are Apes? 1,855 more words

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Planet of the Apes (1968) Review

It’s amazing how one moment in film history can become so famous, that it tricks you into thinking you know the movie. Planet of the Apes “suffers” from this issue because the ending is so iconic. 542 more words

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Ben-Hur (1959) IMDB Top 250 Guest Review

Today’s IMDB Top 250 Guest Review comes from Lee of My Mind Reels Through Film. Thanks for joining in, Lee! :-) Now let’s see what he has to say about… 1,066 more words

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