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The Wide Reverse and Extended Variation

  • James Mairata
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Abstract

Some directors actively cultivate a ‘personal’ style through the repeated use of specific devices—such as Wes Anderson and his frequent application of planimetric compositions. However, Spielberg claims that he always applies variation to his style.

I think every movie I’ve made after Indiana Jones, I’ve tried to make every single movie as if it was made by a different director, because I’m very conscious of not wanting to impose a consistent style on subject matter that is not necessarily suited to that style. So I try to re-invent my own eye every time I tackle a new subject. (Windolf 2008)

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Authors and Affiliations

  • James Mairata
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  1. 1.Charles Sturt UniversitySydneyAustralia

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