What makes the scenes in a movie great? Is it in the performance, writing, cinematography or is it the boldness of the filmmaking with the fearlessness of the theme? Here are Top 5 Best Scenes of All Time
1) Russian Roulette from “The Deer Hunter” (1978)
The Deer Hunter is a war drama film, directed by Michael Cimino. The movie is about a Russian-American steelworkers who fought in the Vietnam War. It’s a simple master a couple close ups of different relationship, but the most highlighting is De Niro’s incredible dynamic with his captor. There is genuine hate and rage on screen, he marches up and down the spectrum of expression from fear and hatred to manic support. His character perfectly channels his madness into destabilizing the situation just enough to take control and bring them to freedom.
2) Automatic Eating Machine from “Modern Times” (1936)
Modern Times is a comedy film written and directed by Charlie Chaplin. One of the funniset moments is watching Chaplin stare down at the demonic corn feeder with a look of abject terror only to be greeted by the gentle dabbing of the serene face wiper.
3) Opening “Rear Window” (1954)
Rear Window is a mystery thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. It quickly establishes the personalities of all LB Jefferies neighbors in a very few brief beautiful shot without speaking a single word for the first four minutes. It is one of the best example of efficiency and visual storytelling ever shot.
4) Coin Toss from “No country for old Men” (2007)
No Country for Old Men is thriller film directed, written, and edited by Joel and Ethan Coen. As Anton Chigurh and a gas agent proprietor’s spar over a wager.
5) Omaha Beach from “Saving Private Ryan” (1998)
Saving Private Ryan is a war drama film, during the Invasion of Normandy in World War II.
The scene is massive and incredibly intimate. It’s a visual symphony and how it’s edited composed abd sound designed.