Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Wondering about Reality TV...

I've had this discussion more than once, but here it is again. Every time I watch reality TV (which is every day), I have a little voice in the back of my head wondering if all the drama is more of a creation by good editing than actual real-life drama. For the most part, I think that it's a little bit of both, but I always like to see evidence of good editing replacing "real drama". To see what I'm talking about, here is my very favorite example of tricky editing, from one of my favorite movies (this can also go under the category of framing, for those people out there who care about that kind of thing):

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