A breakdown of the visual grammar of The Dark Knight’s chase scene

This video from Jim Emerson at indieWire’s Press Play blog breaks down the – let’s not mince words here – sloppy filmaking in the truck chase scene in The Dark Knight. This is a must-watch for a better understanding of what people really mean when they say that they can’t follow what's happening in an action sequence.

Fair warning: you can’t un-see this.

And oh yay part 2 just posted here.

(Update: fixed the links. I originally linked to the scene without commentary.)

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