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The Kubrick Close-Up

The Kubrick Close-Up

In this video essay, The Discarded Image looks at Stanley Kubrick's unique method of using a close-up shot featuring such films as Eyes Wide Shut, Full Metal Jacket, Dr. Strangelove, The Killing, and 2001: A Space Odyssey.

The best part of the video as a viewer is coming to the understanding of how strategic Kubrick is with his close-up shot. There is such clear, deliberate intent. This gives all of us a greater appreciation of just how involved a director is with his shot selection and how artistically fine-tuned films can really be.

Metaflix is Proud to Introduce: Film School Fridays

Metaflix is Proud to Introduce: Film School Fridays

Twice a Year Every Damn Year Like Clockwork

Twice a Year Every Damn Year Like Clockwork