“what made cinema a distinct art, separate from photography, literature or theatre?”
“Understanding the Kuleshov Effect allows editors to better control the tone and meaning found in their films. Through the choices in how shots are organized and sequenced, filmmakers can create new meaning by juxtaposing unrelated images. With the illusion of condensing space, we are able to create new worlds, connecting places that were previously separate. Thus, the Kuleshov Effect is a huge part of the magic that is film.”
Here is the great Hitchcock explaining the idea…
Read the whole original article on it here.