How To Avoid A Movie Cliche 101: The Last Shot

Context, and the lack there of, exposes a great deal.  In a world of abundance, the common mind is revealed.  We all receive the same inputs, it is surprising we don’t have more of the same outputs.

Take a look at this montage of final shots and decide if our common usage has removed or added new meaning to our common crutches.  Granted, out of context is something entirely different from the closure such shots may bring at the end of an emotional ride.  Still there is something to be learned from how we do things — not that I know what that is yet, but…

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Posted on September 18, 2013, in Filmmaking Tips & Advice and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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