A shot is worth more words than you can come up with. Film is too logically poor and too semantically rich. Language is articulate by being determinate and sacrificing detail. Film is articulate by being indeterminate and sacrificing logical richness.
According to Schopenhauer, most write without thought, many think in order to write, and a few write because they have thought. He failed to mention those who write in order to think. Pope was hardly alone in getting it wrong. He should have said of good writing: what never was thought until so well expressed. Benjamin put it best: write no more than you think.