( Brain dump.... )
( Brain dump.... )
I'm glad to be seeing Show discussion at all (even though I can't seem to find time to read any of it *fail*) considering that I've felt like a lot of LJ has closed down and/or people (like me) have stopped commenting/posting because of general Show malaise and not wanting to stomp all over everybody else's parade. So I’m going to add my 2 cents, which may be totally out of step with the general consensus (or not) and is probably after the fact (but I wouldn’t know bec. I’ve been sadly missing out on my frolic-on-the-internet time … somebody give me a respite grant!) Here are some probably highly unorganized thoughts about this season:
( Plot momentum, Kevin, dual mytharcs, and Sam and Dean’s (reversed) roles.... )
And now I'm going to have to find an awesome cup with a ceramic duck stuck to the bottom of it for
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( Wherein I go crazy with screencaps. )
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.
This originally was intended to be a small comment for spnematography’s episode discussion for “Reading is Fundamental” (7x21), but it grew into something bigger and took me too long to post in a timely manner for the discussion prompt. So,
weeks months later, here it is. Whoops, deadlines.