Continuing a 3 year run of deep dive movie analysis, CineFix's Movie List finally gets around to calling it's Best Shots. Before we even started to make this list, we collected close to 1000 of our favorite shots, categorized them, then made the tough choices you see in this video. It's part 1 of several in a series of our look at all the different types of shots, how they're used and why.
We start our series of the Best Shots of All Time by looking at size, breaking down some of the best close ups, mediums, wide shots and extremes in film history. But it's not all about looking pretty, we dive deep into how and why each kind of shot is used.
Close up - The Passion of Joan of Arc
Wide - The Godfather Pt 2
Medium - Raging Bull
Extreme Close up - Psycho
Extreme Wide - Lawrence of Arabia
We continue our look at some of the best shots in all of film history by digging into relational shots, two shots, over the shoulders, group shots and crowds. Not just based on how cool they look (because there's too many cool looking shots for that!) but how they work and wh
Over the Shoulder - Paris, TX
Dual Layer - Persona
2-Shot - The Master
Group Shot - Barry Lyndon
Crowd Shot - Metropolis
And of course a ton of honorable mentions! From the Graduate and Chinatown, to The Usual Suspects and Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.