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Macromedia isn't a name you hear often these days and even if you did, you'd self-correct it to "Adobe" in your head. But we all remember Macromedia Director, a dedicated program for "interactive multimedia" that was all the rage in the 1990s. The decades however have not been kind to Director's popularity, so much so Adobe is putting the brand to bed as early as next month.

When you're looking at movies directed by Quentin Tarantino (Reservoir Dogs) and Wong Kar-Wai (In the Mood for Love) and Francis Ford Coppola (Godfather II), you know you're watching true masters of their craft at work. Everything matters, every detail is important. Even if you're not well versed in filmmaking, your eyeballs are being led to the story before it's even told. It's just brilliant movie making. Here are 5 scenes that exemplify their talent from CineFix.

Video: It's the little things that matter. Here's an in-depth look from CineFix about the little visual cues and tiny details that directors use to influence what we're watching on the screen. The scenes from movies such as Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Inglourious Basterds show how directors like Ang Lee and Quentin Tarantino shape a story by going beyond the basics of putting a camera on actors and watching them talk. The angles, the cutting, the perspective changes, the focusing - they're all little pieces of a puzzle that make for great films.