Sunday, May 27, 2018

The Matrix in 4K HDR


I originally watched The Matrix in a friend’s basement when I was 16 or 17. It was a poor quality copy playing on his rather small TV connected to his rather slow computer. But that didn’t stop me from being … Continue reading →

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Top 10 Films of 2014


The Oscar nominations have been announced and all the critic groups have announced their best of 2014 lists. There has definitely been a bit of a general consensus around a few key films this year, some of which will appear … Continue reading →

Thursday, November 27, 2014

The Exacting, Expansive Mind of Christopher Nolan   


Gideon Lewis-Kraus, writing for The New York Times Magazine: Nolan, whose eight movies over 14 years have together generated just more than $3.5 billion in revenue, puts an extraordinary amount of time and effort into engineering believably ample worlds. He … Continue reading →

Friday, August 1, 2014

The Grand Budapest Hotel   


Drew McWeeny reviews ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ for HitFix: A Russian nesting-doll of a movie, this is a story within a story within a story within a story for much of its running time, with additional layers either peeled back … Continue reading →

Sunday, March 2, 2014

The Best Pictures   


PR agency Beutler Ink created an infographic with icons representing each Best Picture winner since the inception of the Academy Awards. Also included are icons for each of this year’s nine nominees.

Saturday, February 15, 2014



Kenneth Chrisholm, writing for IMDb: Mitt Romney, with the support of his family, made two major campaigns for the Office of the President of the United States in the 2008 and 2012 campaigns. This film takes an intimate portrait of … Continue reading →

Sunday, October 6, 2013

Making ‘Gravity’   


Marlow Stern, writing about Alfonso Cuarón’s Gravity for the Daily Beast: Finally, the duo came up with the idea of rotating lights around a stationary actor to make it appear as if he or she was moving around rapidly. They … Continue reading →

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

3-D’s Declining Popularity   


Michael Cieply, writing for the New York Times: This summer, films like “Turbo” and “The Wolverine” took in 30 percent or less of their opening weekend receipts from 3-D sales, compared with levels as high as 60 percent for summer … Continue reading →

Friday, August 16, 2013

From One Second to the Next   


From AT&T’s YouTube Channel: Xzavier, Chandler, Debbie, and Reggie all know the horrors of texting and driving firsthand. Watch their stories […] A powerful short film about the perils of texting while driving, directed by Werner Herzog. Sponsored by – … Continue reading →

Wednesday, August 7, 2013



Jeff Blagdon writing for The Verge: If Eterna were a real movie, it would be the blockbuster to end all blockbusters — an epic collage of the most amazing visual effects from every superhero movie of the recent past. Sadly, … Continue reading →