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The Making Of Jurassic Park

Interesting film on the making of Jurassic Park and the special effects required to make the dinosaurs look as real as possible. Interesting to know that the movie almost made the dinosaurs stop-motion until a couple of dedicated special effects engineers pulled a few all-nighters.

My Mom’s Motorcycle: My Rode Reel

Great little story on how video producer Douglas Gautrand’s mother came to own a motorcycle.

How To Do Visual Comedy

It is certainly true that movie making, at least mainstream Hollywood films, have become lazy in recent years, both in terms of the story’s formula and the how the movie itself is made. This movie explains this quite well. Not every director worries and successfully executes even the smallest details in film making. Not often enough, for sure.

The Spielberg Oner – One Scene, One Shot

I suppose the sign of a great movie director is when the technique they use to tell a story is so well hidden that you never have to think about it. Think what you will of Steven Spielberg, as he’s had his share of great and crappy films, but he sure knows how to shoot a flick.

Window On The Future

This is a pretty cool and well thought out little French animation. Why the time window sees 1 minute and 10 seconds into the future seems like a bit of a random number to me. Why not November 12, 1955?