Close

Opening shots are underrated. I can almost guarantee that your favorite film has an opening shot that gives huge insight into the film's themes, character conflicts, or plot points. Let's look at four in-depth examples to see just how revealing opening shots are.
https://www.patreon.com/nowyouseeit

Movie openings shown, in order of their appearance:
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
Superbad (2007)
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
Jaws (1975)


Whiplash (2014)
Dan in Real Life (2007)
The Big Lebowski (1998)
The Matrix (1999)
Silver Linings Playbook(2012)
Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Fargo (1996)
Forrest Gump (1994)
Raging Bull (1980)

YOU MAY LIKE
Loading...
How a Director Stages and Blocks a Scene

Please consider supporting us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/FilmmakerIQ How a director approaches staging and blocking a scene dramatically aff...

Top 10 Opening Shots of All Time

The first moments of a movie can set the tone, grab your attention, and let you know a movie is worthwhile. Here are our Top 10 Opening Shots in Hist...

Costume Design: The Hidden Layer of Movie Magic

Costuming is a vital but oftentimes overlooked aspect of amazing filmmaking. Let's take a look at some movies and see how the costuming added so much ...

How David Fincher Hijacks Your Eyes

Get 10% off any purchase here: http://squarespace.com/nerdwriter PATREON: http://www.patreon.com/nerdwriter T-SHIRT: https://store.dftba.com/products...

Kylie Jenner Asks Travis Scott 23 Questions | GQ

It's the Kylie Quiz, in which Kylie Jenner grills her boyfriend Travis Scott all about herself, their daughter Stormi, and the Jenner-Kardashian clan....

Sherlock Vs Sherlock - Which Is The Superior Incarnation?

Which version of Sherlock Holmes is superior, in this video essay I address this question. My Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/henrysharpe Please Li...