What is the first occurence of a sequence of short shots of the same length separated by fade ins/outs?
This technique is used in several movie trailers to give a feeling of stress, anxiety or urgency. It is also used in several movies (mostly thrillers, action or horror movies), sometimes even before ...
Whenever someone thinks about silent cinema the image of the laughing villain, twirling his mustache, and tying the hapless blonde beauty to the railroad, pops up in our collective memory. But in ...
What was the first live-action movie to feature a talking animal, and did the film predate the first live-action televised appearance of a talking animal?
We all know that 80's movies were famous for their montages with cheesy music going on in the background and randoms clips of the main characters doing things (cleaning up, playing games, etcetera) ...