The Comedic Cinematography in "Home Alone"

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Yes, there's such a thing as comedic timing in cinematography.

1990’s Home Alone: a perennial holiday favorite. The first things most people think of when it comes to this Christmas comedy are the funny script, the slapstick stunts, and the kooky performances. But have you ever thought about the picture’s cinematography, and how it contributes to making this classic as iconic as it is?

Well, No Film School has presented a piece featuring five cinematography tips to maximize comedy from Julio Macat (DP for Home Alone and several other comedic hits, such as Wedding Crashers and Pitch Perfect) himself.

It’s a great, lighthearted read, and it’ll probably make you watch Home Alone with a new perspective the next time you cue it up or catch it on TV this holiday season.