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A sequel to London based filmmaker Leigh Singer’s 2013 compilation of 69 movie scenes wherein characters break the ‘fourth wall’, addressing the audience directly.

Making up for a glaring omission last time round, he makes sure to include Sam Elliot’s ‘The Stranger’ from The Big Lebowski.


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Talented button jockey Jabob T. Swinney (he of the excellent thing we called Quentinnitus) sez  of this nifty montage:

Quentin Tarantino is the master of the extreme close up and utilizes the technique for a variety of reasons. The shots are often used to convey the gravity of a particular situation or the manipulative strength of a character’s vice. Some express power, some express weakness, and others just simply look cool. Here is a look at Tarantino’s masterful use of the extreme close up throughout his feature film career.

MORE: Video Essays: Quentin Tarantino and Jonathan Demme’s Use of Close-Ups (Rope Of Silicon)