Reverse Storyboards - Saving Private Ryan

Films by great directors are basically a free master class in filmmaking.  Spielberg is one of my all time favorites, and I really wanted to get in and study his work in detail. So I decided to pick sequences from his films, starting with Saving Private Ryan, and reverse storyboard from them, studying the cinematography of each shot, and the sequence as a whole.

I've broken the shots out into a slideshow below, along with individual shot analysis. It should be a bit easier to read what is going on: