Another great cartoon from Vee Eff Vex, “a collection of frustration and sometimes humor in black and white by Jesse Mesa Toves,” lampooning the business of creating visual effects for motion pictures.
Reading a couple pro pilot scripts and noticing few writers are breaking up their action paragraphs. I suspect that's to meet a page count — Bitter Script Reader (@BittrScrptReadr) February 27, 2014
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.
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.