You can learn from the bad ones, too.
While down with Covid this month I watched the first episode of The Gilded Age. I’m not recommending it! But it was a great example of an OPENING IMAGE that sets up an important THEME of the series.
Did you spot it?
One of the first things we see on screen in Episode 1 is a wagon full of furniture, central to which is a statue of a woman, enclosed in a ca…