• Calculating Shot Lengths in Movies

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    "Film-makers have got better and better at constructing shots so that their lengths grab our attention," says James Cutting, a psychologist at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. He analysed 150 Hollywood movies and found that the more recent they were, the more closely their shot lengths tended to follow a mathematical pattern that also describes human attention spans.
    Full story: http://www.newscientist.com/article/...ockbuster.html
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