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Steven Soderbergh is so enamored of Steven Spielberg that he’s teaching it now on his blog. The Oscar winning director of “Traffic” has put “Raiders of the Lost Ark” into black and white, and added a new soundtrack. This is all so he can show how well the movie is composed in the first place.

“I want you to watch this movie and think only about staging, how the shots are built and laid out, what the rules of movement are, what the cutting patterns are. See if you can reproduce the thought process that resulted in these choices by asking yourself: why was each shot—whether short or long—held for that exact length of time and placed in that order?”
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