Max Fleischer’s 1917 patent application for the Rotoscope
Peter Sellers, Peter O’Toole in WHAT’S NEW, PUSSYCAT?
Jean-Louis Trintignant and Anouk Aimée in A MAN AND A WOMAN

A look back at UN HOMME ET UNE FEMME | A MAN AND A WOMAN by Claude Lelouch

Movie makers should pay attention to the elegant storytelling of this 1966 French film by Claude Lelouch, which stars Anouk Aimée and Jean-Louis Trintignant. The real “killer” moment in this picture — which otherwise seems so insubstantial as to be hardly a movie at all, but a daydream of a movie — is the scene in which the man and the woman make love. At the time it was an extraordinary, even audacious moment in a movie. Here’s why.Read This Story

Picture of DVD cover of BLADE RUNNER Collector's Edition

Which BLADE RUNNER? Do alternate versions send a bad message to moviegoers?

Do the releases of “director’s cuts” send a bad message to audiences — that any theatrical release is deficient — that the best version of a movie would have been held back for a later, “special edition”? Plus — How the fashion for continuity editing killed voiceover narration.Read This Story