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March 1st, 2011 by Madeline Meyer on Madeline Meyer's Blog · No Comments · Uncategorized

In John Cassavetes’ directorial debut Shadows, there is little regard to alleviating the often jarring nature of its cinematic decisions. ¬†Rather, it is in its confrontation of the real that Shadows finds its success. ¬†For instance, the frequent close-up shots are disconcerting and unforgiving but they capture minute moments of humanity that are so easily [...]

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