Film Journals #1 – My Problem With Long Takes

Do long takes show a filmmaker’s mastery or are they merely gimmicks to gain critical acclaim? In this episode, we look at what makes a long take memorable, rather than pretentious, through films like Ash is Purest White and Roma.


About Film journals

Film journals – a series by Jian Wei, highlighting the lessons and insights gained from his film journey and experience.

In each episode we will dissect different topics in film from its technical and cinematic aspects to the age-old debate of propagandistic Hollywood and even more current topics relating to YouTube, streaming services and online docu-series.

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