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25th Dec '17 6:28:14 PM jamespolk
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* Japanese director Creator/YasujiroOzu had a variation on this, filming conversations in shot-reverse shot sequences where each person in the conversation was centered and looking straight at the camera, rather than the over-the-shoulder style that is seen far more often.
26th Oct '17 5:48:41 PM Malady
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13th Jul '17 3:59:26 PM eroock
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26th Oct '16 6:36:42 AM Morgenthaler
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* The episode "Lie to Me" from the second season of ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' features this ad nauseam in the outside-the-school discussion between Buffy and Ford.

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The episode "Lie to Me" from the second season of ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' features this ad nauseam in the outside-the-school discussion between Buffy and Ford.
26th Oct '16 6:36:18 AM Morgenthaler
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* The prevalence of this approach in '30s-'40s ''{{film noir}}'' movies made it possible for Creator/SteveMartin to "act" with Creator/BetteDavis, Creator/HumphreyBogart, Creator/CharlesLaughton, etc. in ''Film/DeadMenDontWearPlaid''.
* The initial conversation between Charles Xavier and Eric Lensherr in ''Film/XMen1''.
* Pick a major-studio film from the era before Cinemascope. Any of them.
* Used during almost every dialogue scene in the ''Film/StarWars'' prequel trilogy.

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* Movie example: The initial conversation between Charles Xavier and Eric Lensherr in ''X-Men''.
* Pick a major-studio film from the era before Cinemascope. Any of them.
* The prevalence of this approach in '30s-'40s ''{{film noir}}'' movies made it possible for Creator/SteveMartin to "act" with Creator/BetteDavis, Creator/HumphreyBogart, Creator/CharlesLaughton, etc. in ''Film/DeadMenDontWearPlaid''.



* Used during almost every dialogue scene in the ''Film/StarWars'' prequel trilogy.
3rd Oct '15 3:51:37 PM nombretomado
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* Any scene that involved both twins interacting in ''ThePattyDukeShow''.

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* Any scene that involved both twins interacting in ''ThePattyDukeShow''.''Series/ThePattyDukeShow''.
7th Jul '15 7:26:36 PM nombretomado
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* Michael and Hurley's conversation in season 6 of ''{{Lost}}'' were filmed this way, presumably because they only had Harold Perrineau for a short time.

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* Michael and Hurley's conversation in season 6 of ''{{Lost}}'' ''Series/{{Lost}}'' were filmed this way, presumably because they only had Harold Perrineau for a short time.
22nd Jun '15 5:43:55 PM TompaDompa
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* Used during almost every dialogue scene in the ''StarWars'' prequel trilogy.

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* Used during almost every dialogue scene in the ''StarWars'' ''Film/StarWars'' prequel trilogy.
5th Dec '14 10:33:26 AM mlsmithca
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* Examined by CharlieBrooker on ''{{Screenwipe}}'', where he showed how much ManipulativeEditing can be accomplished by interposing [[ReactionShot otherwise pointless shots of the interviewer nodding]] to cover the edits in the subject's answers.

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* Examined by CharlieBrooker Creator/CharlieBrooker on ''{{Screenwipe}}'', ''Series/{{Screenwipe}}'', where he showed how much ManipulativeEditing can be accomplished by interposing [[ReactionShot otherwise pointless shots of the interviewer nodding]] to cover the edits in the subject's answers.
21st Sep '14 8:02:28 PM Prfnoff
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This is a standard technique from the GoldenAgeOfHollywood.

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This is a standard technique from the GoldenAgeOfHollywood.UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfHollywood.
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