Camera Angles and Movement: Christopher Nolan, "Pencil Trick" Scene, The Dark Knight

In this video essay, Wolfcrow analyzes the “Pencil Trick” scene from The Dark Knight, the second time the Joker appears in the film, demonstrating how Christopher Nolan uses camera angles and movement to enhance the Joker’s objective in the scene—convincing the mob bosses he can kill Batman.

 

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