Unformatted text preview: In the movie Vantage Point,
the director uses several different to create techniques for creating suspense in the movie. The suspense in this movie is greatly improved by the use of these techniques. In the movie when Dennis Quiad’s character, Thomas Barnes, sees Veronica throw the backpack in the playback on the tape recorder, it cuts off and we can't see what he saw. This greatly improved the suspense in the movie, because we are not sure what was going on when the bomb went off as he was running towards it. Another example from Dennis Quaid’s character was watching the news footage talking to Kent Taylor, and sees him in a police uniform and discovers he actually a terrorist. In the movie, it cuts off as soon as he runs outside, this created great suspense in the movie, because we were not sure what he saw until later on in the movie. With Rex Brooks perspective in the movie, she is directing the news when all of a sudden the president gets shot, and a bomb goes off. This made great suspense in movie because we were not sure what happened when we switching to a different point of view. When Forest Whitaker’s character is about to save the little girl from getting run over little girl getting hit by the ambulance time slowed down. When the time slowed down it helped make great suspense, because we were not sure what was going to happen, whether she got hit or he saved her. In a nutshell, the director of Vantage Point uses the characters perception to create suspense because they did not know what just happened or what was going to happen. ...
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- Spring '16
- Jill Davis