BOOGIE NIGHTS | The Opening Shot

In this video essay, Darren Foley analyzes the steadicam/crane shot, honing in on the opening of Paul Thomas Anderson’s powerhouse film, Boogie Nights, to find out what makes the film’s opening so impressive, both technically and on a narrative level.

 

 

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