The King’s Speech

With Colin Firth‘s much-deserved Golden Globe the other night I was reminded of how beautifully the film uses wide-angle photography. Because it is done so effortlessly, punctuating the story-line just frequently enough, one may not be aware of its impact. But it is there. A great photographic lesson in how lens choice can add immeasurably to our visual experience.

And of course there is that great studio…

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  1. mike caplanis

    haven’t seen this, heard it’s great. anything with geoffrey rush is worth seeing, i figure. a pal at the office has all 5 seasons of ‘the wire’ on dvd and is lending me. never saw a single episode but everybody says it’s terrific. what that has to do with the king’s speech is, well, it has nothing to do with the kings speech, but a bunch of great performances by great performers all round, eh?

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