Roberto Tietzmann wrote:
> Some messages ago, "Ed O'Neill" wrote about "Saving Private Ryan"
> >Could this add new meaning to the film's use of *hand*-held
> >camera?
> I agree with you, Ed. A film director's artistic/aesthetic competence is
> measured by how adequate are the choices he or she does to tell the story.
> In "Ryan", Spielberg clearly uses the hand held documentary style camera to
> set us apart from the common clean and fluid steadicam shots abundant in
> other films and "pull us into the action".
That's right, Roberto.  Furthermore, photojournalists of the day used
hand-held cameras.
- Josh
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