As a viewer, it gives the sense of opening a window and stepping closer to the action for the most realistic, visceral, and immersive 3D experience. Huge closeups leave actors totally exposed, and far-reaching depth of field gives more freedom to explore.
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For Lee, there’s greater truth in the primacy of the image. “It’s more mise-en-scene than montage,” he said at last week’s screening at the Dolby Cinema at Vine Theater (in 120/3D/2K).