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I would compare it to books, where you have two kinds of narrators: A character-based narrator, who is bound to the physical limitations of the character. And an omniscient narrator, who is free to even read thoughts and be at different places at the same time or make connections across centuries. So in movies you can have to kinds of camera. A character ...


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The position of the microphone is often independent from the position of the camera, both physically (the location of the apparatus used for shooting) and subjectively (the perceived location of sound). It's common, for example, for the audience to be able to hear characters speaking even when the camera is so far away that there's no way their voices would ...


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Because they fail test screenings. The general movie audience does not respond well to realistic depictions of explosions or cannons at a distance. From the other SE, a partial excerpt of a great answer (that you should upvote as well): Most film is art, not life/reality. Sound designers have to match the visual art on screen with the sonic art of their ...


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I believe it is based off of Bohemian Grove, which is located in California. In mid-July each year, Bohemian Grove hosts a two-week, three-weekend encampment of some of the most prominent men in the world The event features rituals and ceremonies similar to those seen in the film. Here's one of the rituals a journalist secretly recorded: ...


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It's all a moot point. The electricity in the fork was static electricity, low amperage, so it would have caused a sting, but not the violent reaction seen.


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TL;DR: Because the space around Io is full of large amounts of ionized sulfur produced by Io's many volcanoes. There are an absurd number of volcanoes on Io, and they spew out an enormous amount of sulfur. The low gravity and thin atmosphere allows the ejecta to escape Io's atmosphere and reach space. As a result, Io's orbital path is like a donut-shaped ...


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The writer/director answered questions after the premiere. When they asked him if the throat whistles were based on any historical research, he said he just wanted a musical sound that created a mood, so he invented it. This is recorded and available on the DVD.


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I've worked on the implementation of automatic guided forklifts which travel around facilities by following low-frequency signals sent through wires in the floor. The wire needed to be within about an inch of the surface of the floor for reliable guidance; in an outdoor scenario with unpaved roads, an unprotected wire close enough to the surface to offer ...


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Accoring to this article from the BBC; Our best estimate after calculating plane speed, car speed and simultaneous action sequences is that the runway is 18.37 miles (29.6km) long. Which is still very long when you consider the longest paved runway in the world is the Qamdo Bamda airport in China, at around 3.5 miles (5.6km). The full article goes into ...


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I can do three.comes naturally.trying to see if can do four-but yeah scares the hell out of people.only short time,somewhat long



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