hellyeahomeland: [Hi, friends. It’s been an e…


[Hi, friends. It’s been an emotionally exhausting week and we didn’t want to miss out on the chance to highlight some of the truly visually stunning shots of this episode. But! The prospect of doing a regular write-up was… daunting, to say the least. So we’re going more casual this week. –Sara]

“Chalk Two Down” | Directed by Alex Graves, Cinematography by Giorgio Scali

Sara: This is a whip pan. For some reason my brain wanted to say “zoom.” Remember Zoom on PBS? Anyway there was a lot of handheld cam this week. We don’t need to tell you what that means.

Gail: I really love how the lighting has been used to show who is in the dark and who is not. In this instance, Max has no clue what has happened, but what I love about Max is how he immediately jumps in to help.

Sara: Sorry, but this shot of Saul, Mike, Carrie, and Owens is hysterical. This looks like the cover of the debut album of a new rap group called Carrie and the Homies. Gail, what would their album be called?

Gail: “Sabotage” – or is that a little too on the nose??

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