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Evolution of movies We know that movies have changed over the decades. We've seen it in declining ratings and box office hits versus Oscar winners. However, these are changes that come along with movies rather than the movies themselves. Cornell University psychologist James Cutting looked closer at the construction of movies over the years, such as shot length, amount of motion, and use of light. The charts above show a decrease in shot length (smaller sample of movies on the left and larger sample in the top right). The average shot length of English language films has declined from about 12 seconds in 1930 to about 2.5 seconds today, Cutting said.

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