Vamers - FYI - Movies - 15-Minutes of 'Thor The Dark World' B-Roll Footage - Thor and Jane

In terms of movies, ‘B-Roll’ footage refers to the supplemental and secondary footage taken during the production of a film.

The primary purpose of such footage is to add meaning to a sequence, to disguise the elimination of unwanted content or, in the case of Marvel’s Thor: The Dark Worldadd to the promotional efforts of the film.

Whatever the case, the B-Roll embedded at the bottom of this post is perfectly suited to this Thorsday.

Vamers - FYI - Movies - 15-Minutes of 'Thor The Dark World' B-Roll Footage - The Guardian

The footage features most of the main characters in scenes from the new movie, but all shot from a non-directorial angle so as to provide insight into how each scene was filmed. The footage will especially appeal to those with an interest in filmmaking.

I have watched Thor: The Dark World and can safely declare that the B-Roll footage does not appear to feature any spoilers, so it is safe to watch if you have yet to see the sequel. However, I must admit that watching the B-Roll is far more interesting and rewarding after having watched the movie, especially since the extra footage showcases how certain special effects were created.

Thor: The Dark World releases in South African Cinemas on Friday 8th November 2013.


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