American Animals - How To Start A Movie
The opening shot of a movie should tell you a lot. In this video essay, Browntable takes a closer look at the first five minutes of Bart Layton’s American Animals (2018), an incredibly powerful opening that grips the audience in suspense right out of the gate.
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