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What does MS stand for?

MS stands for Medium Shot (cinematography)

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The stage action is shown through close-ups and medium shots, and this is unfortunate in a piece with so much grand opera spectacle.
Andersson's answer to this rhetorical question is to use a cinematic tactic of interjecting brief images between key scenes that involve stark medium shot pictures of children playing in front of the walls that divide their community.
Projected inside is a nearly forty-three-minute-long fixed medium shot of Tuymans under hypnosis listing from memory an inventory of his paintings, (including the book, the exorcist, the angel, Dracula, the room).
The suspense is as taut as a Hitchcock or Polanski thriller, as we see during an excitingly filmed foot chase through a soccer stadium, punctuated with fast-moving close-ups, medium shots, and long shots to give the action a sense of scope.