A shot-by-shot breakdown of a sequence from a film the director… didn’t direct?
“In the pantheon of montage-makers, there is Sergei Eisenstein, Sylvester Stallone, and Sam Raimi,” declares Patrick H. Willems, as he breaks down, shot-by-shot, the montage Sam Raimi directed in a film by his friends, The Coen Brothers’ The Hudsucker Proxy (1994):
Further Viewing – In Practice
In the post-production section of our Bong Joon-Ho film school, you’ll find two breakdowns of montage and storytelling editing in Parasite (2019):
Further Viewing – In Theory
More on Eisenstein and Montage Theory, with examples:
The foundational text of editing theory, aka The Kuleshov Effect: