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  • Issue 35

The Long Short

On the mechanics of slow motion.
Words by Kyla Marshell. Photograph by Michael Oliver Love.

Nearly every film has one: a climactic scene in which everything around the hero slows down. There might be slow running, slow falling, or even the squint of slow recognition, each meant to signal a moment in which something is about to change. In The Matrix, which features one of the most famous slow-mo scenes in movie history, Keanu Reeves’ Neo manipulates time to dodge a spray of bullets coming at him. Directors use this technique to heighten the emotion

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This story is from Kinfolk Issue Thirty-Five

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