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May
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comment How would you describe the relation between Mathilda and Léon?
Great answer, very insightful.
Apr
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revised Why was there no narration in The Hunger Games?
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Apr
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revised Why was there no narration in The Hunger Games?
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Apr
30
comment Why was there no narration in The Hunger Games?
@Catija I agree, but I think it especially applies to movies, since narration (whether as a voice over, or exposition by an actor) usually drags things down.
Apr
29
answered Why was there no narration in The Hunger Games?
Apr
22
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Apr
22
revised How are older movies post-converted to 3D?
updated second link to updated version of article
Apr
22
suggested approved edit on How are older movies post-converted to 3D?
Apr
21
revised How do TV shows with live audience manage special effect scenes?
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Apr
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revised How do TV shows with live audience manage special effect scenes?
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Apr
21
answered How do TV shows with live audience manage special effect scenes?
Apr
18
comment Is the BB-8 robot in the new Star Wars movie and in this presentation the same exact robot?
The one in the GIF, although it looks the same as the one on stage, seems like it is CGI and not a practical robot, mostly because of the bouncing head.
Apr
13
comment How to find out whether a reality show is scripted
I'm going to disagree that every reality TV show is scripted. My family was on an episode of Sell This House on A&E about ten years ago. We were never told what to say. Things just happened and they filmed it. They shot about 18 hours of video over three days, that was edited down to 22 minutes. The format apparently was successfully; the series ran nine seasons. Our episode was rerun several times over a period of a couple of years. (And just from that one episode, we would occasionally get recognized on the street, "Hey weren't you on...")
Mar
23
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Mar
23
revised Cant remember title of movie simliar to journey to the center of the earth
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Mar
23
answered Cant remember title of movie simliar to journey to the center of the earth
Mar
22
accepted What does the audience do during hour-long breaks while taping Wizard Wars?
Mar
16
comment What does the audience do during hour-long breaks while taping Wizard Wars?
@Walt The article you linked to has the important piece of information that was missing: "6. There are unseen magic acts -- Both sets of competitors create routines for the second round, but just the winning team performs." I conjectured this in a comment to the_wandering_dev_manager, but was looking for something to back it up. Your link does that. The audience does not have to wait for the teams to develop their acts.
Mar
16
comment What does the audience do during hour-long breaks while taping Wizard Wars?
@Walt That's an excellent link. Please make your comment into an answer you can be in the running for the bounty!
Mar
16
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