He was the one who figured out that if movies were just a series of still pictures, he could draw a series of still pictures and make a movie out of them. He personally drew thousands of pictures for his first animated movie, about Gertie the Dinosaur.
I was enchanted by the short films inspired by McCay Roger Ebert showed us at Ebertfest this year. This one is by Thomas Edison, circa 1904.
Bugs Bunny Turns 75 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHpXle4NqWI
A fascinating look at what made Warner Brothers cartoons work. Surprisingly, within these anarchic worlds, there were a lot of rules. This video has some very thoughtful commentary, including ...
Trailer: Mississippi Grind with Ryan Reynolds [iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Ooca5idaNSk?rel=0&controls=0&showinfo=0" frameborder="0"]
Ryan Reynolds and Ben Mendelsohn star in "Mississippi Grind," about two gamblers, one successful, one not, ...
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