This shot is an establishing shot. Jack is positioned in the centre third of the frame, which means he appears important and the superior element of the shot. The shot is a medium shot – this allows us to see the surroundings as well as our character.Here, we see Jack more clearly. Theclose up allows us to see his emotionsand his face in more detail.
Here we can see the 180 degree rule in use – an over the shoulder shot from Jack’s perspective shows our visitor, Chris. The shot is a medium shot but has some length, which highlights the distance between them and makes Chris appear more mysterious.Again, an over the shoulder shot using the180 degree rule.
This is another over the shoulder shot, but this time it is closer to Chris, so we can see his face in more detail. The dialogue feels more personal as a result.A different angle here adds some variety.A low angle emphasises Jack’ssuperiority, and as we do not see hisface, it appears all the more mysterious.
Now we return to an over the shoulder shot, which shows Jack closing the case. This again is used to emphasise the distance between them. This is part of our match on action – it shows the result of him picking him picking the case.Later, we see another close up used forthe same reasons, but this time it isnearer so that his emotions and actionsare emphasises.
For the last shot, it is another mediumshot which shows Chris getting up andleaving.