Walter Murch

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Name: Walter Murch
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

How ‘Star Wars’ was secretly George Lucas’ protest of Vietnam

When filmmaker George Lucas showed a rough cut of his third feature to his friends Brian de Palma and Steven Spielberg in the spring of 1977, Spielberg thought it was going to be a huge hit. De Palma mocked it ruthlessly. “What is this Force s–t?” he ... [Published New York Post - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

How Your Brain Acts as a Real-Time Editor

Wired 's Greg Miller reports from a recent event with editor Walter Murch and neuroscientist Jeffrey Zacks about how brain functionality mirrors film editing in certain ways.Writes Miller, " For example, our eyes are constantly darting around from place ... [Published Digital Content Producer - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Cinematic Cuts Exploit How Your Brain Edits What You See | Science

HOLLYWOOD, California-In his classic book on film editing, In the Blink of an Eye, Walter Murch writes about the violence of the cut. In an instant, everything you see onscreen is erased and replaced with something else. Often the scene jumps to another ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Alejandro González Iñárritu Talks His Single Take Magic Trick in 'Birdman'

9/03/2014 3:15 PM EasternMichael Keaton as Riggan and Edward Norton as Mark in 'Birdman.'Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Birdman has already been gaining awards-season traction, and press for Michael Keaton’s meta-portrayal of a washed up actor whose most ... [Published Digital Content Producer - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Telluride: ‘Wild’ World Premiere Brings Tears And Oscar Talk For Reese Witherspoon

The Telluride Film Festival  got started with a bang this afternoon (with a special Patrons screening in front of Friday night’s official launch) as Fox Searchlight ’s December release,  Wild   had its World Premiere and first-ever public screening.  Based ... [Published Deadline.com - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

TFF’s Answer, as Always: The Program

Apocalypse Now , Free, at the Herzog on Friday AfternoonTELLURIDE -  To dispense with the elephant in the room first: Telluride’s answer to Toronto is this year’s program.That’s from Telluride Film Festival co-director Julie Huntsinger, who would really ... [Published Telluride Watch - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Review: Parrot Zik Yellow Gold bluetooth headphones

By During the course of the year, I get to try and test various headphones and headsets. Some of them come as partners to devices like smartphones and PCs, others are standalone wired on-hear or earbud type headphones as well as wireless bluetooth headphones. ... [Published Canadianreviwer.com - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Particle Fever: The Universe in 100 minutes

A still from ‘Particle Fever’, directed by Mark Levinson.One afternoon some six years ago, I was sitting at home reading a book when our maid barged in and asked me, in a rather agitated tone, “Have you heard that the world is going to end in three d ... [Published Livemint.com - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Saturday Night Cinema: Most Effective Edits of All Time

Skilled editing is as effective in the creation of a good film as a writer, director, or performer. Though often overlooked, editing brings shots together to make a whole greater than the sum of its parts. These ten movies are a fantastic illustration ... [Published The Big Picture Blog - Jul 20 2014]

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How ‘Star Wars’ was secretly George Lucas’ prot... [Published New York Post - Sep 21 2014]
How Your Brain Acts as a Real-Time Editor [Published Digital Content Producer - Sep 04 2014]
Cinematic Cuts Exploit How Your Brain Edits Wha... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 04 2014]
Alejandro González Iñárritu Talks His Single Ta... [Published Digital Content Producer - Sep 03 2014]
Telluride: ‘Wild’ World Premiere Brings Tears A... [Published Deadline.com - Aug 30 2014]
TFF’s Answer, as Always: The Program [Published Telluride Watch - Aug 28 2014]
Review: Parrot Zik Yellow Gold bluetooth headph... [Published Canadianreviwer.com - Aug 23 2014]
Particle Fever: The Universe in 100 minutes [Published Livemint.com - Aug 19 2014]
Saturday Night Cinema: Most Effective Edits of ... [Published The Big Picture Blog - Jul 20 2014]
Particle Fever [Published Kottke.org Blog - Mar 12 2014]
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Saturday Night Cinema: Most Effective Edits of ... [Published The Big Picture Blog - Jul 20 2014]
Skilled editing is as effective in the creation of a good film as a writer, director, or performer. Though often overlooked, editing brings shots together to make a whole greater than the sum of its parts. These ten movies are a fantastic illustration ...
Particle Fever [Published Kottke.org Blog - Mar 12 2014]
Last year (spoilers!), CERN confirmed the discovery of the Higgs boson. Physicist-turned-filmmaker Mark Levinson has made a film about the search for the so-called God Particle. Particle Fever follows a group of scientists through the process of ...
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