Tuesday, Jul 14, 2009
by PopMatters Staff
by Greg Ford
Bright Lights Film Journal (May 2009)

Avery’s pics confirm an always-lingering suspicion that the many radical plays with movie syntax and the numerous distancing techniques employed in ‘60s live-action films, of “New Wave Cinema” extraction, were, in fact, first invented, and used for purely comic effect, in animated cartoons.

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