a comedian whose performance relying mostly on the use of the body to convey humor
individual images of a character in a certain position in animated films
digital "miniscule muscles" that allows the character to move naturally
The process of consolidating all the elements of a scene into one frame
a character's behavior assigned by the writers
goals and desires driving a character
a futuristic society that seems perfect at first but really is not
poeti a braccio
Italian poet-performers who improvised eight-line, hendecasyllabic poems
poems containing eleven syllables per line
a series of shots or scenes functioning as a narrative unit, like a chapter in a book; often takes place in a single location or addresses a single subject.
a joke that is used throughout a movie
To pay off
information placed by film makers into the story early on and used in an entertaining way later.
a series of shots edited together, usually to show the passage of time.
Exaggerated, sometimes violent comedy in which the boundaries of common sense are often ignored to elicit a laugh.
a character that uses wit to overcome the greater strength of others.
war hero in Italy who united the separated Italian states in the 1800s