Max Fleischer’s 1917 patent application for the Rotoscope
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Visual-effects makers: How’s that ramen tasting?

Bosses gloat over exorbitant movie profits while visual-effects makers subsist on cheap instant noodles, in a mordant editorial cartoon by visual-effects artist Jesse Mesa Toves, which responds to projections that Hollywood profits may reach $12 billion in 2014Read This Story

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