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It's no secret that Quentin Tarantino prefers film over digital, and he's underscoring that point with the planned debut of The Hateful Eight. The director kicked off a San Diego Comic-Con panel with a video revealing that his Western was not only shot on giant 65mm film, but will screen in 70mm f...

July 12th 2015 at 1:24pm 0 Comments
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The Shenmue series represents a milestone in the gaming industry for many fans, a point where console experiences truly took off. The first Shenmue, released in 1999 for the Sega Dreamcast, was an immersive, emotional, cinematic role-playing game that expanded the definition of an action experienc...

July 6th 2015 at 7:54pm 0 Comments
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Ready for another movie based on Apple's cofounder? Well, this one appears to have a bit more gravitas behind it, and a little less Kutcher: Based on the biography by Walter Isaacson, the screenplay's been written by Aaron Sorkin, and directed by Danny Boyle. The film has already had a difficult...

May 17th 2015 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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The indie game community has exploded in the last few years, especially as development tools and digital distribution channels have become more accessible. StudioBento filmmakers Lester Francois and Anna Brady wanted to document the movement and, in 2013, raised almost $58,000 on Kickstarter to ma...

April 22nd 2015 at 4:29pm 0 Comments
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Virtual reality was the belle of this year's Sundance Film Festival. Immersive exhibitions displayed on face-hugging headsets told powerful stories in lifelike worlds, in 360 degrees and with the viewer in control of the camera. Virtual reality brought Syria to an audience in Utah and made those s...

March 16th 2015 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Good news, die-hard aficionados of movies on film: those reels will stick around for a while yet. Kodak has put the finishing touches on a deal with the six big Hollywood studios (Disney, Fox, NBC, Paramount, Sony and Warner Bros.) that will maintain a steady supply of film for movie and TV direct...

February 5th 2015 at 4:12am 0 Comments
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Already preparing your popcorn for Dead Rising: Watchtower? Well don't do that; the video game-inspired film will first hit Crackle on March 27, your snack certainly won't last that long. We suppose you can still eat it while watching the film's trailer right here.

January 23rd 2015 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Aaron Sorkin's adaptation of Walter Isaacson's Steve Jobs biography (aka the new one that doesn't star Ashton Kutcher) has been fraught with difficulties, but by the looks of it, filming has finally begun. Last Friday, CNET caught a glimpse of the film crew prepping the garage at Jobs' old home, w...

January 19th 2015 at 4:39pm 0 Comments
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We didn't expect Disney Research to have one of the more inventive uses of YouTube's crazy frame-rate capabilities, but here we are. The outfit's released its trippy Lucid Dreams of Gabriel short via Google's video wing and, despite it being around four months late, the filmmaking techniques are i...

December 24th 2014 at 10:36am 0 Comments
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Created as a way to boost flagging cinema attendances, Orange Wednesdays has become a mid-week tradition for many film fans. However, after a successful 10-year run, EE is finally pulling the plug. According to Marketing Magazine, the decision was made after the UK network struggled to hash out a...

December 11th 2014 at 12:15pm 0 Comments
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While we wait for the official Yeezus tour documentary to arrive, one Kanye fan decided he could wait no longer and made his own. Compiling audience footage from a smattering of tour stops over the course of several months, John Colandra chronicles the hip-hop artist's globe trotting spectacle. A...

December 1st 2014 at 10:51am 0 Comments