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.
Trailer: Song from the Forest https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekirhw2MMwQ
I was delighted to see that there is a documentary about Louis Sarno, whose work I have admired since I saw the wonderful film Oka! directed by Lavinia ...
The Age of Adaline Be careful what you wish for. You think it would be great to stay 29 forever? Adaline (Blake Lively) finds out that it is not great to become unstuck from time, to watch everyone you love grow old and die, to hurt those you care about ...
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