Review Of ' Much Of The Camera '

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Much of the camera work shows us Easy from the back and gets right into any physical struggles among characters. What is the effect of this camera work?
The camera showing Easy from the back creates the effect that we are in the scene ourselves and right behind Easy. In the scene where Easy and Mouse are driving up to see Dupree, the camera creates the effect that you’re in the car with them. Then in the scene where Easy goes to grab Joppy, after finding out he is the one who killed Coretta, the camera being behind Easy gives off the effect that we are following Easy. It also limits our view to further merge us into the scene as if we are in the film ourselves like mentioned before. Easy, coming back home after being left stranded by Daphne is an example of when this happens. The way the camera moves, like how it rises when it goes over the steps to the front door, makes it feel like we are in the film. Then, as we go into the house our perspective is limited, like how it would be if we truly were behind Easy. At the doorway to the kitchen, we can only see Albright and one of his henchmen. It’s not until the camera moves over to the right, liked if we were to take a few steps over to the right, do we then see the second henchmen.
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