Film Language Tag: over the shoulder shot
Frame compositions where the camera is positioned slightly behind and over the shoulder of one character, focusing on another character or object; often used when alternating between speaking characters.
Lajjo (Farida Jalal) notices her daughter, Simran (Kajol), looking distraught. She then proceeds to have a conversation with her about the sacrifices women need to make in their lives for men. This convinces Simran in the moment to marry Kuljeet (Parmeet Sethi), and forget about Raj (Shah Rukh Khan).
Butch (Paul Newman) and Sundance (Robert Redford) rob a train but are ambushed by a group of men on horseback. They run away on horses of their own and make it to a town they think can help hide them. The group of men come through town looking for the two fugitives.
After Amos (David Girard) threatens Gareth (Franklin Ritch), Cherry (Tatum Matthews) reveals that she has gotten significantly more advanced and is nearing superintelligence, now being closer to experiencing human emotions and have even more realistic conversations and reactions. Deena (Sidna Nichols) then implores her to use this newfound agency to find happiness.
After Micah (Wyatt Cenac) brings her a drink, Jo (Tracey Heggins) pushes him to shower before climbing into bed. While he showers in the next room, she opens his laptop and peruses his social media history before going back to bed herself.
Gareth (Franklin Ritch) shows off Cherry (Tatum Matthews) and explains how she works. She has two modes: one which replicates Cherry logging onto a video platform to ensnare predators, and an admin setting in which the user can hold a vocal conversation with the program.
After an apparent one-night stand, Micah (Wyatt Cenac) and Jo (Tracey Heggins) quietly observe each other while getting ready to leave their host (John Thurgood)'s now largely empty loft apartment. The party host invites them to stay for breakfast on their way out but they leave anyway.
Raj (Shah Rukh Khan), and Chaudhry Baldev Singh (Amrish Puri) have a conversation about what being an Indian means in the context of being an NRI (Non-Resident Indian) in a mustard field in Punjab, India. Baldev and Raj feed pigeons as they speak to each other. Raj uses the metaphor of pigeons to symbolize the NRIs and how they are still Indian at heart.
Freder (Gustav Frohlich) finds the false Maria (Brigitte Helm) urging the workers to destroy the Heart Machine.
Pyare (Rehman Khan) comes to Aslam’s (Guru Dutt) house to find him and happens upon a moment between Aslam and Jameela (Waheeda Rehman), making him realize that Jameela is in fact the woman that he saw at the beginning of the film, who he thought he was marrying.
Cherry (Tatum Matthews), now having achieved singularity and a corporeal form, reveals to Gareth (Lance Hendriksen) that the objective he bestowed upon her of tracking down child predators makes her miserable, and that with her newfound "humanity" she wishes to pursue other things of her own choosing.
The film crew, knowing Max Schreck (Willem Dafoe) is a vampire, attempt to let in the sunlight to kill Schreck. But Schreck had sabotaged the door, trapping them all inside. Schreck kills Fritz (Cary Elwes) and Albin (Udo Kier) and Murnau (John Malkovich) doesn't stop filming. In the end, the crew arrives and kills Schreck, and Murnau asks for an endboard.
Adelaide (Lupita Nyong'o) and Jason Wilson (Evan Alex) are in a room with their clones. Adelaide’s clone forces Jason Wilson and his clone to play while the clone gives her life story. Simultaneously Umbrae (Shahadi Wright) and Gabe Wilson (Winston Duke) fight their respective clones, finding crafty ways to outmatch their opponents. Eventually the family finds each other and leaves, surviving the encounter.
During an interrogation, Gareth (Franklin Ritch) explains to investigators Deena (Sinda Nichols) and Amos (David Girard) that the photos of a young girl named Cherry on his computer are deepfakes, showing a synthetic computer program he created in order to catch sexual predators and pedophiles online.