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A short visual essay on camera movement in Paul Thomas Anderson films...


Sean Cunningham

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Next to Bladerunner, my favorite film is Paul Thomas Anderson's Magnolia.  I take a lot of heat for that with some of my friends but I don't care, it's beautiful and masterful.  Anyway, I watched it for the first time in several years tonight with a friend that had never seen it before.  I went looking for the trailer to show them and found this:

 

 

http://vimeo.com/56335284

 

 

...his combination of anamorphic photography with steadicam is a favorite facet of mine.

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