“Exploring Discontinuity Editing and the Relevance of Internet Issues in Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s ‘Pulse’”

ASSIGNMENTS MUST BE A MINIMUM OF 320 WORDS AND SHOULDN’T BE MORE THAN 600.
This module’s film is Pulse (2001) by Kiyoshi Kurosawa (who is NOT related to Akira Kurosawa) on the library’s Swank Database.
Pay attention to two things.
Note any “discontinuity” editing–in particular any “breaking” of rules although if you spot any “jump cuts” that’s cool too.
The film  deals with issues of the Internet which are still relevant.  Think about how these are still relevant but also how some of elements of the film may seem dated or no longer relevant.
This link is for watching Pulse: Links to External SiteLinks to an external site.
LINK TO MOVIE ::::::::::::https://pluto.tv/us/on-demand/movies/5bedcd775548bbd8fc063287?utm_medium=textsearch&utm_source=google
YOU MUST ANSWER THESE QUESIONS  SO 2 PARAGRPAHS 
In terms of Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s Pulse
Note any “discontinuity” editing–in particular any “breaking” of rules although if you spot something “subversive” or any “jump cuts” that’s cool too. Please give specific examples and you should time-stamp two of your examples at least.
The film deals with issues of the Internet which are still relevant. Discuss how these are still relevant but also how some of elements of the film may seem dated or no longer relevant.
Please comment on the work of at least ONE other student here.
Video Introduction–Module14.

Recommended Reading Assignment–Module 14
Read Chapter Six: Pages 237-259 in Film Art: 12th Edition by David Bordwell, Kristin Thompson, and Jeff Smith.
Read carefully and slowly BEFORE you listen to the lecture.
Lecture #14–Editing: Refinements, Discontinuity Editing.
Here’s this module’s lecture on refinements to continuity editing and discontinuity editing:

This is an entertaining discussion of p.o.v. editing

Here is a famous example of cross-cutting/parallel editing from The Godfather (1972)

Here are jump cuts in Breathless (Jean-Luc Godard, 1959).  The clip is in French without English subtitles.  It isn’t important to understand the dialogue:

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