Film Language Tag: cut on action
A cut between two shots continuing a visual action.
32 Film Clips
96,000, In the Heights
Usnavi (Anthony Ramos) learns his corner-store sold a winning lottery ticket for a $96,000 pot.
Armchair Psychology, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
Morosini and a psychologist sit down for an interview to discuss Monica Ranieri.
Athletic Prowess, College
Mary (Anne Cornwall) telephones Ronald (Buster Keaton) to rescue her from the her boyfriend Jeff (Harold Goodwin).
Calvary Massacre of the Comanches, The Searchers
Ethan and Martin arrive at a Comanches' camp only to find it burned down and the people killed.
Cardinal Volleyball, We Have a Pope
The Pope had a nervous breakdown and has gone missing after the Papal conclave. The cardinals do not know that he is missing because the manager of the Vatican has placed a Swiss guard in the Pope's quarters to make his room seem occupied. While the Cardinals are waiting for the "pope" to emerge from his room, the psychiatrist who was hired to treat the Pope organized a volleyball game for the Cardinals. This scene captures the Cardinal's joy and commitment to the game.
Closing Scene, The Night Porter
Max and Lucia dress up and leave the apartment.
Closing Sequence, Don't Look Now
John follows the red-hooded figure while Laura races to catch up to him.
Closing Sequence, Rashomon
The woodcutter offers to take the abandoned baby and raise it as his own.
Diane Arranges a Hit, Mulholland Drive
Infuriated by Camilla’s engagement to Adam, Diane hires a hitman to kill her.
Francesco's Map, Rome, Open City
Manfredi visits Francesco's apartment to take refuge and meets Pina.
Hello, A Fistful of Dollars
The stranger rides in on horseback into the main town area of San Miguel and meets the townsfolk.
Hide Me Somewhere Really Buried, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Joel takes Clementine into a particularly humiliating and repressed memory from his childhood.
Hitchiker, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
The hitchhiker takes Franklin's knife and cuts himself.
I Don't Understand, Rashomon
A priest and a woodcutter sit under Rashomon Bridge in the rain.
In The Church, Bicycle Thieves
Antonio and Bruno follow the thief into a church.
Inquirer Party, Citizen Kane
The staff of The Inquirer celebrate the success of their newspaper with a party hosted by Kane.
Mankind's Leap, 2001: A Space Odyssey
Mankind makes the leap from bone clubs to space travel.
Max and Lucia Meet Again, The Night Porter
Max sees Lucia again while working as a porter at the Volksoper Hotel.
Opening Sequence, Divorce Italian Style
Pig Slaughter, Carrie
Billy kills a pig for Chris.
Pursuit and Boxers, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage
Sam and Guilia are attacked and chased by an unknown accomplice of the assailant, but after outrunning him, Sam loses him to a crowd of similarly-dressed men at a boxing convention.
Reveal & Chase Scene, Chaudhvin Ka Chand
Pyare (Rehman Khan) comes to Aslam’s (Guru Dutt) house to find him and happens upon a moment between Aslam and Jameela (Waheeda Rehman), making him realize that Jameela is in fact the woman that he saw at the beginning of the film, who he thought he was marrying.
Setting the Scene, Shadow of the Vampire
Greta Schroder (Catherine McCormack) and the film crew go to an inn in Czechoslovakia to shoot Nosferatu on set and Max Schreck (Willem Dafoe) appears in character to play the vampire Count Orlock.
Sofia and Harpo Get Married, The Color Purple
Sofia (Oprah Winfrey) meets her fiance Harpo's father (Danny Glover). Despite his disapproval, she and Harpo (Willard E. Pugh) get married
Talia Concept, The Great Beauty
Talia Concept, a performance artist, does a show at an ancient Roman aqueduct.
The Afterlife in Color, What Dreams May Come
Chris Nielsen (Robin Williams) arrives in the painted heaven he created for himself and finds his old mentor Albert Lewis (Cuba Gooding Jr.).
The Third Dream, Meshes of the Afternoon
The woman tries to kill her own sleeping body but is awakened by the man who leads her upstairs.
Time to Go, Umberto D.
Contemplating his partially demolished room, Umberto despairingly concludes that he cannot stay. He and Maria exchange farewells as he and Flike depart.
Worlds Collide, Tangerine
Sin-Dee (Kitana Kiki Rodriguez), her friends, and Razmik's (Karren Karagulian) family collide at a donut shop.
You're Nothing, A Nightmare on Elm Street
Nancy finally finds a way to defeat Freddy Krueger.
10 Series Clips
We Control What You See
"Men Against Fire", Black Mirror: Season 3, Episode 5
Arquette tells Stripe about the MASS implant.
Scooby and the Gang Follow a Creepy Lead
"What a Night for a Knight", Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!: Season 1, Episode 1
Shaggy warns the rest of the gang about The Black Knight's suspicious activities. After Scooby-Doo (Don Messick) crashes into his best friend, he follows a trail of red paint with Fred (Frank Welker), Velma (Nicole Jaffe), and Daphne (Indira Stefanianna Christopherson). They then discover a secret passageway hidden inside a sarcophagus.
The Paradise You Always Wanted
"Category 55 Emergency Doomsday Crisis", The Good Place: Season 1, Episode 5
Eleanor Recognizes that Chidi will never have a soulmate as long as she exists in the Good Place.
"What We Owe to Each Other", The Good Place: Season 1, Episode 6
Eleanor and Michael kick back and have fun by trying to get their minds off of work.
"The Eternal Shriek", The Good Place: Season 1, Episode 7
Chidi's actions begin to tear him apart so Eleanor takes action.
The Bad Place
"Michael's Gambit", The Good Place: Season 1, Episode 13
Eleanor discovers Michael's plan.
June's Contemplative Bath
"Offred", The Handmaid's Tale: Season 1, Episode 1
June (Elisabeth Moss) takes a bath and reflects on her former life. She remembers a day when she, her husband Luke (O-T Fagbenle), and their daughter visited an aquarium. In her lonely state of separation, she cries remembering her family.
"Offred", The Handmaid's Tale: Season 1, Episode 1
June (Elisabeth Moss), her husband Luke (O-T Fagbenle), and their daughter flee from opposing forces. June takes their daughter and flees on foot through the wood. Armed guards catch up to them, attack June, and kidnap their daughter.
"Chestnut", Westworld: Season 1, Episode 2
William enters Westworld for the first time.
"Trace Decay", Westworld: Season 1, Episode 8
Maeve tests out her new powers during the scheduled Sweetwater raid.