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Old November 5th, 2009, 05:51 AM   #16
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Sorry, when Edward Norton opens the door it opens outwards. Usually front doors (around these parts anyway) open inwards.
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Old November 5th, 2009, 07:15 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by Charles Papert View Post
Thanks Don, but for me, that one's been trumped (and admirably so) in the years that followed. Here's a great one from "Flightplan". My jaw dropped the first time I saw this shot. Flawless.
Charles, I just watched that shot a couple times. It looked like the pan at stairs end might have designed to disguise the stairs to floor transition. Clever, if true!

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Old November 5th, 2009, 05:43 PM   #18
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Sure, or it just worked out that way. Either way he really stuck the landing!
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Old February 14th, 2010, 07:03 PM   #19
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If a dolly were used, wouldn't another thing to consider be the tracks if you are trying to achieve a full body shot of the actor? This is also of course assuming you'd be using tracks for the smoothest shot possible.

Oh and fantastic work there Charles. Also that Flightplan shot was stunning.
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