Tag: cinema


It’s hard to forget that scene from Oldboy (Oldeuboi, 2003). One hallway. A single take. Scores of baddies. And one man. With a hammer.

‘You gotta go, you gotta go’

The toilet. It took a while for it to be taken serious in cinema, but now it’s the setting for many a (classic) scene, depicting it as a…

The dolly zoom focus pull

Tried hard, but can’t think of a similar shot in another film: a dolly zoom AND focus pull on a different subject. Quite subtle and effective.