Here Are 13 Ways Movies Totally Jedi Mind Trick You

Sometimes movies are smarter than you think.
Here Are 13 Ways Movies Totally Jedi Mind Trick You

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We all know that there's more to movies than just aiming the camera and shouting, "Action!" There's important stuff like editing, and directing, and cinematography, and sound mixing, and so on.

But there's also a layer of subtle brain-trickery that zips right past your conscious mind unnoticed and hacks straight into your cerebral cortex. Or your medulla oblongata, or something.

Speaking of brains, our thanks to AnnNeri, for thinking up this contest.

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Wonder Woman uses color not only to make the viewer perceive a difference between the Amazons' island paradise and the corrupted men's world... But al
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The events of MEMENTO play out in reverse order to make sure the audience only understandsas much as Leonard. Director Christopher Nolan said the mos
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Here Are 13 Ways Movies Totally Jedi Mind Trick You
In The Iron Giant, the Giant is CGI (painted to look 2D) while everything else is hand-drawn. This makes you feel like the Giant is far bigger and mor
The Shining and The Exorcist use the sounds of distressed animals to make the audience nervous. 000066 Humans are programmed by evolution to hear the
TH E SHAWSHANK R E E P Scenes that take place in the prison are shot in shades of gray and in tight spaces to make viewers feel isolation and despair.
Requiem for a Dream starts off using wide shots, but as the film progresses the shots get tighter and tighter. This was a technique Darren Aronofsky u
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