Over the last few weeks there has been tons of discussion about the future of the cinematic experience, that is, the practice of watching movies in actual movie theatres (as opposed to the 55 inch/7.1 surround sound setup in your living room. The epicenter of said discussion was CINEMACON – the annual convention where studios tout… [Read More]
I only got in one film yesterday because (a) it was a light day on the schedule, and (b) there were some technical problems with the second film I went to.
Jerry Bruckheimer has done it again. But is it really necessary? Will Dead Men Tell No Tales enhance the franchise, or just extend the misery many fans have expressed? For me, the trailers look promising. Bruckheimer has said he wanted to breathe new life into the franchise, and it appears the new directors, Joachim Rønning and… [Read More]
The trailer leaves us with many new questions. Obviously, we won’t know the answers until December 15, but there will be lots of interesting conversations until that day.
The year was 1967. Technology hasn’t provided DVRs or even VHS tapes, but seven-year-old Kelly Asbury visited the local movie theater one afternoon. Spellbound by a re-release of Walt Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, Asbury told his brother that he had to find a way to make his drawings move that way as… [Read More]