The Avengers, Phone Booth and Shaun of the Dead: making those deleted scenes count
Movie directors have a million and one decisions to make when creating a film; like what camera angle to use and when, how to have an actor/actress deliver a line, which suit to wear at the premiere. But one of the hardest choices for a director to make throughout the whole process is which scene should be left in the movie in order to make their film the best it can be.
Several factors weigh in on the decision. This leaves many quality scenes on the cutting room floor, and directors pulling their hair making that tough decision. Luckily for us, such scenes are often included on the DVD extras, or sometimes in a director’s cut designed to reintroduce those scenes. Here are ten of the greatest scenes that didn’t quite make the final cut.