To clarify: the title is excerpted from Act 1 of Shakespeare's Love's Labour's Lost. The full quote goes:
"Light, seeking light, doth light of light beguile;
So ere you find where light in darkness lies,
Your light grows dark by losing of your eyes."
It's a warning against spending too much of your life in scholarly pursuits.
Day By Day
Sunday, September 21, 2008
David Bordwell, our finest film scholar, is also a blogger. Check out this extended post in which he explains just how reaction shots are used in movies. It's a very versatile technique, and very effective. Read it, and learn, and next time you watch a flick, think about the reaction shots you see.