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 ---- Screen-L is sponsored by the Telecommunication & Film Dept., the University of Alabama.