Video essayist Kogonada created this beautiful mash-up of Kubrick’s one-point perspective shots, which refers to compositions in which spatial planes converge at one vanishing point in the distance—such as in a shot down a long hallway, or over train tracks headed into the horizon. As the video highlights, Kubrick also tended to place his subjects right over that vanishing point, dead-center in the frame, making any symmetry (especially in creepy twins) particularly striking.

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    Haven’t heard “Requiem for a Tower” in a while, I know it was once overplayed but I think this qualifies as a good...
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