Movie Theater Conversion – A Quick Update

A couple articles ago, I mentioned that movie theaters were a dying breed because of their conversion from 35mm to digital projection.  I would like to give a couple updates on the subject. Firstly, as I have found out, it was unfair to blame the theaters for their own demise.  The theater companies have actually…

Movie Theaters Just Shot Themselves in the Foot

MOVIE THEATERS ARE NOTHING MORE THAN GLORIFIED TV SCREENS WITH A BUNCH OF TEENAGERS TEXTING AND KICKING THE BACK OF YOUR SEAT. Of course, not all of them are.  Let me explain this statement in a bit more detail… My family and I were thinking of going to see the Hunger Games today, and being…

Film Opinion – Dogtooth

The film is called “Kynodontas” or “Dogtooth.”  It’s a foreign film from Greece, which looks absolutely original, something that is hard to find these days.  It showed at Cannes Film Festival, where it won the Un Certain Regard, which is awarded to films that present a unique and stylistic vision.  And after watching the trailer, I…

Film Opinion – I Am Love

I Am Love has yet to hit my local theaters, but I have viewed its trailer many times and I continue to be stunned at the aesthetics of its cinematography.  For those of you who are not aware, I Am Love was timed (color and exposure corrected), edited, and finished photochemically instead of going through…