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1The process or technique of selecting, editing, and piecing together separate sections of film to form a continuous whole.
- ‘The opening montage sequence has also been suitably celebrated.’
- ‘So he jazzed up the movie with rapid fire, machinegun edits and one confusing montage after another that completely throw off any sense of continuity.’
- ‘His technique of film montage involved juxtaposing two opposing images so that a new third image was created in the viewers' imagination.’
- ‘By the end of this montage sequence, they're sitting next to one another, sharing a plate of snack food.’
- ‘There are some very well-done montage sequences and some honestly insightful cuts, but they are drowned in a flood of meaningless and unmotivated shots and scenes.’
- ‘It was celebrated for its numerous advances in filmmaking technique, crafting a style of montage that would become the norm for the coming century of cinema.’
- ‘The wonderfully constructed opening montage sequence, consisting of flashback action coupled with newspaper headlines and photographs, emphasises the centrality of Daisy's kidnapping to the plot.’
- ‘In each case, the town and the barefaced cliffs behind which the irradiated children survive are linked together through montage, drawing out an all-encompassing atmosphere of inhibition and isolation.’
- ‘The montage style allows the filmmakers to ‘free up’ a lot of the material, removing its current meaning while suggesting another.’
- ‘The snappy editing, rapid montage sequences and throbbing soundtrack give the film tremendous pace in its early stages and that is matched by some funny moments.’
- ‘She learned how to montage films - editing together different camera shots for effect.’
- ‘This was done after shooting the whole film and montage sequences.’
- ‘It is montage alone that separates and makes cinema stand out above all the other art forms.’
- ‘The film is poetic in tone and features a number of image and sound montage sequences.’
- ‘The video quality suffers greatly from this montage approach to the presentation.’
- 1.1 A sequence of film resulting from this.‘a dazzling montage of the movie's central banquet scene’
- ‘The storyboard montage consists of storyboards and scenes from the film edited together and then shown with some dance music in the background.’
- ‘Finally, there's a music video montage for the end title song, Broken Wagon.’
- ‘Cutting between narratives with various video montages, the film is visually breathtaking.’
- ‘The montages make it clear how far much time has passed since the last scene, but at other times only vague references keep us oriented.’
- ‘As all the clips are from the first season (of course), you won't get much out of the montages after having watched all the episodes.’
- ‘There's a lovely scene when she kisses him for the first time and the film dissolves into a montage of suburban streets, implying that there's a story like this in every neighbourhood.’
- ‘But the footage, complete with video montages and music, isn't playing on your TV.’
- ‘Of particular note is the visual montage that comes at the halfway point of the film.’
- ‘The montage is set to music and runs for about three and a half minutes.’
- ‘Why are some montages more effective for you in this scene?’
- ‘Several embarrassing montages seem directed by the domineering pop soundtrack due to their literalist take on the lyrics.’
- ‘And the really interesting aspects of the story get lost in montages.’
- ‘I have viewed the same Remembrance Day films and montages again and again.’
- ‘Seriously, this film sets the record for most montages ever.’
- ‘They change pace through fading montages of static images.’
- ‘I just can't hear it for the noise, or see it for the montages.’
- 1.2 The technique of producing a new composite whole from fragments of pictures, text, or music.‘the play often verged on montage’
- ‘And if you look at his films, you'll see that sometimes he'll do a montage that's all music and he'll drop the location sound altogether.’
- ‘We've been closing the show every night with some special musical performances over pictures and montages of events.’
- ‘A montage of images selected by a young patient reveals some sadness as well as the importance of color, toys, and access to nature.’
- ‘‘When I stumbled upon the technique of creating montages it was like rediscovering photography’ says Gallant.’
- ‘Made up of montage, photographs and text captions, it tells its story in the simplest of ways, as if it were being explained to a child.’
- ‘On the opposite wall to my left hung a gigantic plasma screen displaying a frenzied montage of flitting text and graphics.’
- ‘Then look at the video inserts over the music montage.’
- ‘It looked marvellous and there was a lot of inventive and well executed photography and montage.’
- ‘His studio was a montage of photographs, sketches and unfinished paintings.’
Early 20th century: French, from monter to mount.
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