Tag: movies

05 Oct 2018

#Blockbuster Harmony Korine’s Art Show Is An Ode to VHS

Excerpt via ID By Arnolt Smead Oct 4 2018, 6:46am HARMONY KORINE BLOCKBUSTER September 11–October 20, 2018 976 Madison Avenue, New York Ever since he made a name for himself in the 90’s with the script for Larry Clarks “Kids,” Korine has been honing his craft as a storyteller, constructing a universe and an aesthetic distinctly […]

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01 May 2018

This Is Your Brain On VR

An evolving body of science suggests that VR immersion and interaction fires up your brain in ways a big-screen movie or a book can’t. That’s allowing studios like Baobab to drive the art of storytelling.

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31 Jan 2017

The Best VR From Sundance 2017

Whatever problems virtual reality had in 2016, the industry also laid important groundwork, and it’s starting to pay off — particularly at the experimental New Frontier showcase of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.

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31 Jan 2017

#Disruption: Why Hollywood As We Know It Is Already Over

Hollywood has ceded the vast majority of the more stimulating content to premium networks and over-the-top services such as HBO and Showtime, and, increasingly, digital-native platforms such as Netflix and Amazon. These companies also have access to analytics tools that Hollywood could never fathom, and an allergy to its inefficiency.

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19 Sep 2016

The Netflix Backlash: Why Hollywood Fears a Content Monopoly

Netflix is spending $6 billion a year on content, choking basic cable and brusquely rattling the relationship business of the town as fears of a Google- or Apple-sized dominance send a chill down the entertainment industry’s spine. Studios and cable channels fret that the company, with its 83 million global subscribers, is sucking up so many […]

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22 Aug 2016

An Inside Look at China’s VR Cafes

One of the most popular ways to consume electronic entertainment in China is by visiting an iCafe, or Net Cafe. These are places where patrons physically stop by to play games. Some locations charge based on time, while others charge based on the content of the experience, but they all provide an outlet for people to […]

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20 Aug 2016

Get Back To Your Animated Roots #FelixTheCat

Original title: Felix The Cat USA | 1924 | 7 Eps Languages available: EN Genre: Animation Director: Otto Messmer Felix the Cat was the first animated superstar, and these early shorts reveal the source of the character’s phenomenal popularity. Animator Otto Messmer created Felix for “Feline Follies,” a one-shot cartoon designed to fill a gap in an […]

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12 Jul 2016

New HDR Digital Cinema Brand Launched From Ymagis

“EclairColor allows us to obtain better image contrast and greater color fidelity,” – Ymagis chairman and CEO Jean Mizrahi. This includes HDR — a wider range between the whitest whites and blackest blacks in an image — which is getting a lot of interest from Hollywood filmmakers but currently only Dolby Cinema as well as […]

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12 Jul 2016

Charlotte Rampling | The Talks

THE TALKS Name: Tessa Charlotte Rampling DOB: 5 February 1946 Place of Birth: Sturmer, Essex, England Occupation: Actress Ms. Rampling, what does it take to be an actor? I think you have to be brave. I think you have to think of being; I think you have to think of being someone. If you’re an […]

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17 Jun 2016

Prince “Sign O The Times” @ New Beverly Cinema

WHAT: Sign ‘O’ The Times, 1987, USA, 85 min, 35mm Directed by Prince Starring Prince, Sheila E., Sheena Easton, Boni Boyer and Cat WHEN:  Friday/Saturday, June 17th & 18th  8:15pm WHERE: New Beverly Cinema, Los Angeles  Buy Tickets By John-Paul Shiver Displaying and performing in what can be described as a spain in the summertime wardrobe, complete […]

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08 Jun 2016

Digital Boneyard: 7 Old Celebrity MySpace Pages

Since the dawn of the screenshot, we’ve been warned that once something’s posted to the Internet, it’s there forever. Yes, we should all be thinking before we tweet/Tumble/Like/whathaveyou even if our profile is set to private. For somewhere out there is a human taking screenshots of profiles and maybe even developing a digital archive to […]

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22 Mar 2016

Seven Netflix Hacks You Need to Know

Who doesn’t love Netflix? With an ever-growing stable of movies and television shows available for streaming and a cast of original properties to die for, it’s no wonder it’s number one with cord-cutters and movie buffs of all persuasions

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