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Movie quality falls along a bell curve: Plenty of bad Mall Cop and Saw movies, far fewer stellar hits like Mad Max or Spotlight that get easy Oscar praise. The overwhelming majority will just be standard, two-unremarkable-hours-of-easy-consumption fare. Why do so many movies fail to make an impact, either good or bad, on viewers?

Video: Some movie scenes are unforgettable, and Steven Spielberg's reenactment of the Normandy Landing is one of them. Every shot feels chaotic, with indiscriminate bloodshed consistent with this brutal event. But as Nerdwriter1 explains in the video below, Spielberg's filmmaking choices are anything but random.