Breaking Bad's Great Cinematography (VIDEO)
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March 15 2013 5:04 PM

The Cinematography of Breaking Bad

We still have a few months to wait before the final return of Breaking Bad, but this smart video essay works as a quick fix in the meantime. Ostensibly about the cinematography of Season 3, this gorgeous supercut by Dave Bunting, Jr. also serves as a thematic summary of the season, showcasing how the framing and timing of the shots isolate Walter and evoke a sense of doom.

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Alex Heimbach is a freelance writer based in Brooklyn. You can follow her on Twitter.

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