I’m sure I’m not the only one who noticed how awesome the Sam-and-Dean-stalk-around-the-warehouse scene was. It was visually the most memorable of the episode not only because it was Sam and Dean and their badass selves stalking around a warehouse but also because it was *dramatic* looking. But what does dramatic mean exactly? How do you define it visually? And how do you make a scene look dramatic using camera, lights, and actors with rubber knives tiptoeing around? There’s not a single answer for any of that as, I think, most of it’s contextual, but here’s an attempt to breakdown this scene to see some ways it was made to look so badass cool and *dramatic*.( Read more... )
If you're interested in more nerdy camera talk for this episode go here.