Quote of the day: When longer isn't better

[In the running for the Best Animated Picture nomination is] $9.99, a stop motion toon for grown-ups, based on the very short stories of Israeli writer Etgar Keret (some of them no longer than a sneeze, but evocative enough to set your imagination running). That might seem like a shortage of material on which to base a feature, but consider that most blockbusters can be reduced to 25 words or less….”
—Variety’s Peter Debruge, on the very curious nature of this year’s Best Animated Picture selections

Posted on November 14, 2008 at 07:25 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink
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  1. Written by MaskedVigilante
    on 2008-11-14 at 08:43
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    David Mamet said, “A good film script should be able to do completely without dialogue.”

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