"Three Kings" is a classic war epic that portrays the lives of four men in the Persian Gulf War. It reveals the obstacles they faced at that time and how they're life choices affected the outcome.
The scene analysed in this film mainly plays out as the four men (Archie, Troy, Chief and Conrad) return from the town Cabala after having thought there had been a bunker with gold in it. During the scene the characters reveal to us a lot of vital information which contributes to the understanding of the film and how it affects they're decisions and the final outcome.
A lot of different techniques, patterns and functions are used during this scene; two of the techniques most obvious to the audience are the scale and the editing patterns. The main scale used in this film would have to be the Medium Close up (MCU). This technique is used 16 out of 20 shots in the scene and provides us with clear view of what is happening in the scene. It mainly portrays to us how the conversation was flowing, which brings me to my next point, editing style.
The editing style in this film was mainly the normal cut editing. By using this style of editing it gave the film a rougher edge making it more intense for the audience and also giving the viewer a feel of their emotion. Other styles used was eye line matches, shot/ reverse shot, flashbacks and over the shoulder shots. All of these...