The Spielberg Face
by Kevin B. Lee
In this video essay, Kevin B. Lee disc uses a recurring image that has come to define Spielberg’s cinema—“The Spielberg Face.” Presenting a range of examples illustrating Spielberg’s signature closeup shot, Lee explores how the director uses faces to tell us how we should feel.
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