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/mu/ here, what the hell is wrong with this board?
Nobody here even likes movies
You never talk about anything other than the most mainstream TV shows or the flavor of the month film, you have no interest in the medium, you have no interesting personal taste.
As far as artform boards go this is hands down the worst.
And I know what some of you are going to say:
>But at least we're not lifeless hipsters like /mu/ or /lit/ etc.
Now, while it may be true that some people take it too far, atleast the people on those boards have ACTUAL interest in their mediums.
They want to develop a distinct taste, they want to get deeper understanding.
Here you find none of that, hell, this board is so shallow even Tarkovsky is considered obscure.
Don't you want to learn more about film?
Don't you want to broaden your perspective?
Do people here even watch movies apart from the occasional summer blockbuster?
I mean, where's the love for your medium?
The only thing here that seems to generate at least some interest out of the ordinary is perky 14-year olds and Disney starlets.
If only you could discuss TV & film with the same passion you have for your celebs.
Sorry for being so harsh, but you guys really need to step your game up.
You may contrast the usual 4chan taste elitism, but you're so far in the other end of the spectrum it's just embarrassing.
Sometimes it's better to have a sligthly elitist taste than to have no taste at all.
Okay, that's all I wanted to say, bye.
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There was a lot of talk about Leningrad. Sergio had described the opening scene, would've been one single shot lasting 15-20 minutes.
>I start with a close-up one the hands of Chostakovich. They're on piano keys... The camera will be on a helicopter, outside the house, and this close-up will be taken through an open window. We see the hands searching for the notes of the Leningrad symphony. And the composer finds them. The music is repetitive. It starts with three instruments, then five, then ten, then twenty, then a a hundred... And my overture will be made on this music. In one continuous shot. A continuous shot like no one's ever did: the camera drifts away from the close-up of the composer's hands. It pulls back. We discover his room. We leave by the window. The street. Dawn. Two civilians come out to the street. Both carry a gun. And they board a tramway. The camera follows the tramway. The music continues. The tranway stops many times. More civilians board it. They're all armed. Finally, the tramway arrives in a suburb. It stops at a spot where there's already many other tramways. And, besides them, there are trucks waiting. The tramways empty themselves. All the passengers are armed men...No women. The men board the trucks. The camera follows. Always the music. Always the same continuous shot. No cuts. No inserts. And we arrive at the first trenches that fortify the city. The music is getting louder and louder. And there are more instruments. The Russians get in the trenches. And, suddenly, the camera goes towards the steppe. Immense. Empty. The music crescendoes. Till the camera traverses the steppe to capture, all lined-up, a thousand tanks ready to fire. And, as soon as the cannons fire, mixed-in with the music, I cut! Next shot: a curtain opens. It's a concert by Chostakovich. Five thousand people in the hall. A hundred and eighty people playing. And then: