One Way To Deconstruct There Will Be Blood — Or Any Movie

In this video essay, Nerdwriter deconstructs Paul Thomas Anderson’s There Will Be Blood, highlighting how he and cinematographer Robert Elswit combined multiple framing techniques within long takes, which has the effect of increasing the value and intensity of each cut.

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