Cinema Studies 270

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Lifelike Animation: What’s the Point?

April 6th, 2011 by Isaac Buchoff on Isaac Buchoff's Blog · No Comments · Uncategorized

The rotoscoping in A Scanner Darkly is pretty cool, but at a certain point I began to wonder what difference it really made. Is it to avoid using more advanced computer animation for complex details like the hallucinated insects and the scramble suits? Is it simply an easier way to make an animated film? Is it [...]

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Tags: Animation·live action·A Scanner Darkly·film·rotoscope·Waltz with Bashir·Flash

Superheroes Just Aren’t Meant for Live Action Television

by Isaac Buchoff on Isaac Buchoff's Blog · No Comments · Uncategorized

This isn’t really a reflection on anything we’ve learned, but more a pissed off rant that’s been brewing inside me for months, nay, years.
Superheroes have been the subjects of television shows for quite a while now. The Adventures of Superman aired as early as 1952, followed by Batman in 1966 and Shazam!, The Incredible Hulk, and [...]

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Tags: superheroes·television·TV·live action·No Ordinary Family·Heroes·The Cape·wonder woman