12019-01-28T00:35:28+00:00Patrick Keatingfdfdb363527b48ac29800c3d2a6f44da6939bc3b11Notorious (1946)plain2019-01-28T00:35:28+00:00Patrick Keatingfdfdb363527b48ac29800c3d2a6f44da6939bc3bWhen the camera spots Alicia and starts to descend, we might expect it to pick out a detail, but we cannot be certain what that detail will be. If anything, the camera appears to be moving toward Sebastian, not Alicia. At the last possible moment, Alicia’s hand slides into the center, snapping into sharpness, and she unclenches her fist to reveal the key. On a macrolevel, the shot produces suspense, generating questions about what happens next. On a microlevel, the shot produces surprise, withholding information about what is in Alicia’s hand until the end.
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12019-01-28T00:32:11+00:00Patrick Keatingfdfdb363527b48ac29800c3d2a6f44da6939bc3bChapter Six: An Art of DisclosuresPatrick Keating3Chapter on long takes and the widescreen cinema of the 1950splain1992019-01-28T02:10:25+00:00Patrick Keatingfdfdb363527b48ac29800c3d2a6f44da6939bc3b