You’ve Watched It Before, But Have You Really Seen It?
In the continuing series "Every Frame a Painting," popular youtube film analyst Tony Zhou critiques the famous meeting scene from "The Silence of the Lambs." Watch it like you've never seen it before.
If you missed that film analysis class in college, this is a classic crash course in the fun part of watching movies. The level of detail and meaning, both subliminal and obvious, never ceases to amaze me.
Here's the real question: How much of it is really there in the film, the purposed result of an active director... and how much of this is in your head? We can be sure that director Jonathan Demme intended for these elements to be found and appreciated. Now go pull a movie off of your shelf at home and choose a scene. Can you dissect it?