Video: The always excellent Tony Zhou of Every Frame a Painting takes a fascinating look at why some films resonate with us by explaining what the average movie goer thinks is unexplainable. Take Drive. Anyone who saw the movie knew it looked beautiful and felt alive. Why? It’s the simple quadrant system.
Top, down, left and right can sometimes act as different scenes during the same take, we’re unknowingly following multiple perspectives unfold before our eyes just because there’s so much meaning placed on where a character is standing. Watch the explanation above.