Archive for category Entertainment

Say what you want…

It’s funny how Facebook, linkedin, and twitter work. You post a video of a cat jumping and instantly you get a million views. But talk about serious stuff, and less people comment and like your posts, mainly because they are fearful. And when people post links to Variety or any other article, almost nobody likes, or […]

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It’s not the camera. It never was.

Three articles in a row regarding a camera test sponsored by Zacuto earlier this year (also posted, curiously, in three parts) were published by the Provideo coalition. Why Zacuto’s Latest Camera Test May Have Screwed Us All. The Zacuto Fallout Continues. More Thougts On The Zacuto Shootout. Yes, some cameras are better than others. Or have a feature […]

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Digital Domain files for Bankruptcy

The story, on The Toronto Star It is always sad when a company has to close. But Digital Domain was no ordinary company. It was at one point not too long ago, at the pinnacle of visual effects production and development. They developed some of the most amazing effects we’ve seen on the big screen. […]

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A Titanic achievement in 3D.

I have expressed my particular dislike of 3D movies in the past. With some exceptions as with Avatar, UP and Toy Story 3, 3D or stereoscopic movies have always felt like the latest gimmick in the arsenal of a truly uninspired Hollywood. Today however, I have to call an Ace, an Ace. As I joined […]

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Hugo and Red, this weekend wrap-up.

The turn came for Martin Scorsese to deliver a film in 3D, and what a movie he gives us. Hugo is a great story, beautiful to look at, where 3D is part of the story, not a gimmick. Just like Pixar did before him. Mr. Scorsese gives us a movie about movies, which only a […]

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It’s time to change the biggest night of the year.

February, 2011. Don’t take me wrong. I love movies. I watch as many as I can and I also make my living in the entertainment industry. Yet, as tonight approaches and all media is focused on the big night, I can’t help but feel how it came to be that Oscar deserves so much attention. […]

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