How to End a Movie

Using examples from 12 Angry Men, The Silence of the Lambs, and Psycho, Now You See It examines different conventions screenwriters and directors employ to end their movies, emphasizing how important the choice is. The final sequence or image of a film plays a major role in how a movie affects an audience and whether or not it lingers in their mind.

 

 

video essay by Now You See It


Endings