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First and Final Frames – Part 1, 2 & 3 (Spoilers) (2018)

Jacob T. Swinney plays the opening and closing shots of 78 films side-by-side. Part 3 above.

 

Like the previous two in the series (below), some of these comparisons are strikingly similar, while others are vastly different – both serving a purpose in communicating various themes. The side-by-side comparison can communicate an entire story, but more importantly, it allows us to see these films in a new way.

 

 

FIRST AND FINAL FRAMES – PART 1

Part 1 plays the opening and closing shots of 55 films side-by-side.

 

 

FIRST AND FINAL FRAMES – PART 2

Part 2 plays the opening and closing shots of 70 films side-by-side.

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