Author Archives: Ryan

Best Shot – Jurassic Park

I’ve always loved the shots going into the gates. It embodies all the elements I love in the movie: ¬†showmanship, nature, science, grandeur, hokum, hubris, anticipation, commercialism, and suspense all at the same time. The passengers in the cars don’t … Continue reading

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Best Shot: Barbarella

This was my first exposure to Barbarella¬†and I was surprised, confused and mostly entertained by it’s excessive camp and heightened sexuality. I’m still trying to process exactly what about this movie has kept it alive for so long. Jane Fonda … Continue reading

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Hit Me With Your Best Shot: The Wizard of Oz

I’ve been a long time Film Experience reader, but here’s my first nervous entry into Nathaniel’s Best Shot series. The Wizard of Oz. The whole thing is just so gorgeous in its Technicolor saturation and complete dedication to its fantasy … Continue reading

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