Elokuvallisia huomioita maailmalta 13.05.2013 – 16.05.2013
Elokuvallisia huomioita maailmalta 2.05.2013
- Nineties’ Great Stand-up Sitcom Boom and Bust – This was the era of the great stand-up sitcom boom when, fueled by the success of Seinfeld, Roseanne, and Home Improvement, network executives raided comedy clubs and threw high-priced TV offers at any comic within heckling distance. By the 1993-94 season, every big network but CBS was regularly adding at least one or two stand-up sitcoms to its schedule every year, burning through comics at an astounding rate.
- What’s up with the kids from Kids? –
- Some choice bits from Shane Black’s screenplays – mostly meta jokes but hey
Elokuvallisia huomioita maailmalta 24.04.2013
- “Painting With the Camera“ – Christopher Doyle on cinematography, 2005 –
- How Terrence Malick Constructed To the Wonder - – There were numerous arguments full of shouting and wounding dialogue filmed between Neil and Marina in the film’s Oklahoma scenes, most of which only exist in spectral fashion in the finished work — seen as glimpses and fragments. “The scenes in Oklahoma were incredibly dark,” Kurylenko says. “A lot darker than what was in the final film.” In editing, however, Malick discovered that such dialogue often had the effect of making the characters seem small, whereas he was going for something more elemental, almost mythic. In casting, producer Sarah Green recalls that Malick looked for actors who “really could stand in for the male and female of the species — who seemed iconic in that way.”
- ”The Simpsons” Writers Reunion (video, 1h 21min) –
Elokuvallisia huomioita maailmalta 19.12.2012 – 20.12.2012
- The Black List: Where Are The Top Scripts Of Previous Years Now? – via @liisaleh
- Miami New Times – Pain & Gain (3-part series) – In 1999, New Times published a three-part series called "Pain & Gain" by writer Pete Collins. The story revolved around a gang of local bodybuilders with a penchant for steroids, strippers, and quick cash. They later became known as Miami's Sun Gym gang and quickly developed a taste for blood and money.
- Pekko Pesosen blogaus parhaalle käsikirjoitukselle myönnettävästä Sylvi-palkinnosta –
Elokuvallisia huomioita maailmalta 24.11.2012
- The Unhinged Animator: “Tex” Avery – Fred “Tex” Avery came to Hollywood at age 20 with friends from his hometown. Not finding employment, they soon went back home but Avery stayed in the film capital, loading produce on trucks and sleeping on the beach at night. Several years after landing a job at the Walter Lantz studio, an office prank firing papers clips across the aisles resulted in Avery’s losing sight in his left eye. Some critics have hinted that this lack of depth perception contributed to the flat plane look in his seminal work, although almost from the beginning, he and his animator ilk supported a deliberately flat-plane technique. It was a style that was the antithesis of the Disney Studios’ hyper-engineered multi-plane animation evident in their feature length films such as Snow White.
- Never-Before-Seen 1980s Photos of Famous Directors –
- A Three Act Journey In The Land Of The Screenwriting Gurus – Among qualified experts, the screenwriting guru stands alone in his level of exaltation and influence. To obtain his title, the guru must have mastered the elusive craft of screenwriting, which sometimes, though not always, entails the actual selling of a screenplay. Always, though, it involves writing a book.
- The White Shadow (1924) – AD/editor: Alfred Hitchcock – ilmeisesti vanhin säilynyt leffa, jonka kanssa Hitch on ollut tekemisissä