The camera will not leave this interior view of the church until the end of the title sequence; only then do we get an establishing shot
of the church's exterior, slightly expanding our view.
An establishing shot
of the White House shows the world's happiest protestors standing outside with placards saying things like "Everything's fine" and "No problems here.
The construction of the fountain sequence warrants attention for its unconventional design, including that it begins, not with an establishing shot
of the fountain's plaza location, but with a close-up on the lovely face of one of the sea nymphs.
An exterior establishing shot
is also scheduled for the same day.
When all of these factors coincide--the lack of an establishing shot
, a restriction of visual information, the aesthetic overlapping, wall shifting--audiences experience a very non-Western, an inherently Japanese, art form through the cinematographic representation of space.
An establishing shot
of a Roman landscape follows this sequence, "gleaming apartment buildings stacked on top of one another with a round church dome bulging out in the middle of the flat rooftops" (Rhodes 116; fig.
So, cue an establishing shot
of a police car dramatically mounting the curb in the middle of the capital, and exit Dr Rhys - tight T-shirted, oiled guns glinting muscley in the afternoon sun as it breaks through the clouds of hops smoke belched from the nearby Brains brewery.
Like many of Bruegel's compositions, the action is seen from a distance, similar to an establishing shot
in a film.
The film opens with an establishing shot
of a car steadily disappearing into darkness until the entire screen goes dim.
The virtual life of film manifests itself every time a video game actualizes, say, the use of a shot/reverse-shot, establishing shot
, or other "cinematic" narrative device.
Throughout the film we are given his physical perspective, relieved only by scenes from his memory or imagination and the odd brief establishing shot
Because he opens without an establishing shot
, the spectator is intentionally disoriented.