American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A still picture in the course of a movie or television film, made by running a series of identical frames or by stopping a reel or videotape at one desired frame.
- n. A vivid, motionless scene or image.
“It was as if the trial, and that climactic moment at the end was all a long-form video for him, and the “dance” was the spinning, multi-cut flourish just before the freeze-frame ending.”
“God, if I could get my hands on a freeze-frame shot of my face at that moment.”
“The release of motion discovers a kind of calm; the film's closing shot, a freeze-frame of Doinel running by the ocean, grasps him in a moment of hopefulness.”
“Minutes later, the buyer of the $61.6 million Still paid another $19.6 million for the painter's orange "PH-1033," which evokes a freeze-frame fire.”
“Step 2: Deconstruct this violent action into its three, four or five most distinct visual pictures, the stills that freeze-frame the sequence.”
“Director Carmen Jakobi produced some wonderfully fresh ideas, including an excellent freeze-frame tableau from Sampiero and Domenico, engrossed in their gambling like a living embodiment of Cézanne's The Card Players, while the contemporary music ensemble Lontano played with needle-sharp precision under the decisively assured direction of Odaline de la Martinez.”
“The mothership clearly had the strongest opening, with that stellar freeze-frame shot that traveled all through the lab, water droplets floating in the air, bullets rippling by.”
““My suggestion is to see it in 3-D in surround sound this weekend and download it next week and feel free to freeze-frame and analyze,” Kosinski said.”
“It's not just a replica; it's a freeze-frame. $60, playforevertoys.com”
“Outside, I faced more flashbulbs, with one paparazzi in front of me and one guy hanging from a tree for the elevated shot; two more images to freeze-frame the worst moment in my life.”
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