My last David Fincher video examined the filmmaker's use of the extreme close-up. It seemed only right that my follow-up video would do the opposite. Fincher's use of the long/extreme long shot is something of beauty, lending a majestic sense of scale to his often cramped and grimy little worlds. Whether he employs the shot to communicate isolation, express magnitude, or even just to give us a much needed breath, Fincher's approach to distancing us from his subjects is masterful.
Watch "David Fincher's Extreme Close-Ups: vimeo.com/152923976
MUSIC: "Jack's Smirking Revenge" by The Dust Brothers
Alien 3 (1992)
The Game (1997)
Fight Club (1999)
Panic Room (2002)
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
The Social Network (2010)
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
Gone Girl (2014)
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