In Danny Boyle's 28 Days Later (2002), the protagonist, Jim (Cillian Murphy), awakens from a four-week coma, disoriented in an abandoned London hospital. The camera initially shoots Jim naked from above, then shifts to other angles. Sometimes the shot is obstructed by plastic film, other times by louvered blinds. Overturned gurneys, surgical scrubs, and medical paraphernalia lie scattered around the hospital room and hallways. After toppling his IV when rising from his bed, Jim disconnects the tubes, scrounges for clothes, and begins to search for food and people, his calls echoing through the building. As Jim passes by a Costa Coffee franchise (a British peer of Starbucks), the camera takes conspicuous note of the shop and its logo, featuring them in five different, nearly consecutive shots. In the main lobby, Jim finds a...
Fast Zombie/Slow Zombie: Food Writing, Horror Movies, and Agribusiness Apocalypse
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Traditionalists include George Clooney, whose awards – best picture for Argo and best supporting Actor for Syriana – are in his library at home, and Dustin Hoffman, whose two best actor awards – the first for Kramer vs. Kramer in 1980 and the second for Rain Man nine years later, are kept in his study.
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