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Everything posted by SJHoneywell

  1. This is similar to my reaction to this sequence. I haven't seen this one, either, but it's one that I'm now looking forward to seeing. I like the variety of shots here. We get some that are essentially the perspective of the front of the train, but we also get POV shots from the engineer sticking his head out of the side of the engine. These, at least for me, are some of the more interesting shots. We get the sense of movement, the approach of the tunnels as if it is us leaning out of the window and seeing the workings of this massive piece of machinery propelling us down the track. There
  2. The whole scene builds up to that shadow. I'm always surprised at just how much we know after four minutes. We have this sense of unease (the morbid song sung by the kids, the obvious tension of the laundry women) that finally pays of with the printed announcment of the hunt for the killer. The minute that shadow appears, we know exactly who it is. There's no question in the mind of the audience that we've been introduced to the person responsible for the disappearances on the poster and that he's found his next victim. I love how effecient it is. In four minutes, we know the story, have bee
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