Animator Richard Williams has been raiding the bar for what's possible in the medium for over 50 years. From his 1958 BAFTA-winning The Little Island to the Oscar-nominated short Prologue and a little film called Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Richard has been breaking barriers — and budgets — his whole career. The genius touch of Richard's work has been his use of movement, and The Royal Film Society digs deep into his process in this analysis.
Mike Hooker and Jon Erhlich are the last of a dying breed — New York pinball repairmen. Pinball games are complex, and they were never intended to last more than maybe five years in the field. So they break down — a lot — and there are a very few left with the skills to repair them. Here's what it takes to keep this uniquely American pastime going.