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www.romfordrecorder.co.uk
1 month ago
Film

No room at the innthere's a film festival in town

The Romford Film Festival features 150 movies with world premieres and Q&A sessions, attracting screen stars and movie buffs worldwide. [ more ]
IndieWire
6 months ago
Film

2023 Movies Shot on Film: From 'Oppenheimer' to 'Killers of the Flower Moon' and 'Maestro'

2023 has seen a significant increase in the number of movies shot on Kodak film compared to the previous year.
There are more than 60 movies shot on Kodak film that are either planned for theatrical release or have premiered at film festivals in 2023. [ more ]
www.romfordrecorder.co.uk
1 month ago
Film

No room at the innthere's a film festival in town

The Romford Film Festival features 150 movies with world premieres and Q&A sessions, attracting screen stars and movie buffs worldwide. [ more ]
IndieWire
6 months ago
Film

2023 Movies Shot on Film: From 'Oppenheimer' to 'Killers of the Flower Moon' and 'Maestro'

2023 has seen a significant increase in the number of movies shot on Kodak film compared to the previous year.
There are more than 60 movies shot on Kodak film that are either planned for theatrical release or have premiered at film festivals in 2023. [ more ]
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#film-industry
Creative Bloq
1 month ago
Graphic design

The best romance film posters of all time

Romance film posters are crucial for setting the tone, building anticipation, and capturing the essence of the story. [ more ]
AnOther
1 month ago
Writing

"Screw the Natural Law!": Isabella Rossellini in Conversation

Isabella Rossellini's legendary life story is intricately connected to cinema, influencing her career and personal life. [ more ]
Consequence
4 months ago
Film

Dune director Denis Villeneuve: "Movies have been corrupted by television"

Films lack due to TV's dominance in storytelling; Villeneuve dislikes dialogue, values strong images in movies. Villeneuve champions form and power of cinema over dialogue; interested in creating a movie with no words to leave audiences impressed. [ more ]
euronews
4 months ago
Film

BAFTAs 2024: Oppenheimer dominates with seven award wins

David Tennant hosted the award show for the first time.
Christopher Nolan's direction and Cillian Murphy's performance in Oppenheimer were honored. [ more ]
IndieWire
1 week ago
Writing

'The Blair Witch Project' Turns 25: Robert Eggers, Jane Schoenbrun, and 7 More Horror Directors on Its Terrifying Legacy

The Blair Witch Project's enduring impact on the horror genre is still felt today, influencing modern hits and indie films. [ more ]
Creative Bloq
1 month ago
Graphic design

The best romance film posters of all time

Romance film posters are crucial for setting the tone, building anticipation, and capturing the essence of the story. [ more ]
AnOther
1 month ago
Writing

"Screw the Natural Law!": Isabella Rossellini in Conversation

Isabella Rossellini's legendary life story is intricately connected to cinema, influencing her career and personal life. [ more ]
Consequence
4 months ago
Film

Dune director Denis Villeneuve: "Movies have been corrupted by television"

Films lack due to TV's dominance in storytelling; Villeneuve dislikes dialogue, values strong images in movies. Villeneuve champions form and power of cinema over dialogue; interested in creating a movie with no words to leave audiences impressed. [ more ]
euronews
4 months ago
Film

BAFTAs 2024: Oppenheimer dominates with seven award wins

David Tennant hosted the award show for the first time.
Christopher Nolan's direction and Cillian Murphy's performance in Oppenheimer were honored. [ more ]
IndieWire
1 week ago
Writing

'The Blair Witch Project' Turns 25: Robert Eggers, Jane Schoenbrun, and 7 More Horror Directors on Its Terrifying Legacy

The Blair Witch Project's enduring impact on the horror genre is still felt today, influencing modern hits and indie films. [ more ]
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Artforum
1 month ago
Writing

UPTOWN GUY

Mike Nichols's film performance in 'The Designated Mourner' is considered one of the greatest in cinema. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
2 months ago
Writing

Five of the best books about queer relationships

Queer relationships take center stage in cinema and literature, showcasing nuanced and diverse narratives without pandering to stereotypes. [ more ]
Inverse
2 months ago
Artificial intelligence

Shudder Just Quietly Released the Most Controversial Thriller of the Year

A24 faced backlash for using AI-generated poster art for a movie, igniting a debate about AI art in cinema. [ more ]
IndieWire
2 months ago
Film

The 10 Best Doppelganger Films, from 'Dead Ringers' to 'Vertigo'

Doppelganger concept is both fascinating and unsettling, often used in cinema to terrify and provoke while showcasing actors' talent in dual roles. [ more ]
#psychology
www.scientificamerican.com
2 months ago
Data science

Hollywood Should Give Brain Science a Star Turn

Neuroscience and psychology are often poorly depicted in cinema and TV despite the success of science-focused films like Interstellar and Jurassic Park. [ more ]
Design Milk
5 months ago
Writing

Misha Milovanovich on Serbian Roots, Psychology + More

Misha Milovanovich draws inspiration from her childhood in Belgrade and her grandmother's knowledge of plant medicine.
Her latest sculptures combine influences from cinema, art history, and psychology. [ more ]
www.scientificamerican.com
2 months ago
Data science

Hollywood Should Give Brain Science a Star Turn

Neuroscience and psychology are often poorly depicted in cinema and TV despite the success of science-focused films like Interstellar and Jurassic Park. [ more ]
Design Milk
5 months ago
Writing

Misha Milovanovich on Serbian Roots, Psychology + More

Misha Milovanovich draws inspiration from her childhood in Belgrade and her grandmother's knowledge of plant medicine.
Her latest sculptures combine influences from cinema, art history, and psychology. [ more ]
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www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
Film

Watching The Message during Ramadan

The impact of Moustapha Akkad's film about the early history of Islam continues to resonate today.
The release of the film 'The Message' was a landmark event for Bosnian Muslims living under communism, marking the return of religion to public life. [ more ]
https://www.rogerebert.com/
3 months ago
Film

11:11 - Eleven Reviews by Roger Ebert from 2011 in Remembrance of His Transition 11 Years Ago | Features | Roger Ebert

Scorsese's 'Hugo' celebrates cinema and emphasizes the preservation of old films through a heartwarming narrative.
Masterful filmmaking is showcased in 'Take Shelter' with a powerful scene followed by a series of shots summarizing the story. [ more ]
Inverse
3 months ago
Film

25 Years Later, a Box Office Flop Has Become a Cannibal Cult Classic

Ravenous is considered a standout film deserving of recognition in cinema history.
Director Antonia Bird took over the film after initial challenges with the director selection. [ more ]
designboom | architecture & design magazine
4 months ago
Design

studio modijefsky revives dilapidated cinema as all-day brasserie in the netherlands

Revitalization of a cinema in Dordrecht by Studio Modijefsky into the all-day De Witt brasserie that combines flavors and visual entertainment with historical layers.
The design concept of De Witt captures the building's rich history, incorporating elements from its past uses as a convent, school, and laboratory. [ more ]
Oregon ArtsWatch | Oregon Arts & Culture News
4 months ago
Film

FilmWatch Weekly: Wim Wenders' 'Perfect Days,' plus 'Bob Marley: One Love,' Oscar-nominated shorts, 'A Taste of Things,' and more

Wim Wenders, Werner Herzog, and Rainier Werner Fassbinder are German filmmakers who came of age in the late 1960s.
Wenders' two most recent films, Anselm and Perfect Days, showcase his continued productivity and fascination with Japanese life and culture. [ more ]
Vulture
4 months ago
Film

Essential Czech Movies From the New Wave and Beyond

The Czech or Czechoslovak New Wave was a period in the 1960s during which a group of filmmakers made movies that were humorous, humanistic, artistically engaging, and politically challenging.
Many of these movies were banned after the Soviet-backed Czechoslovak authorities came to power, but they have since outlasted their bans and can now be watched and appreciated. [ more ]
Independent.ie
5 months ago
Vue

Man scalded with hot coffee after he fell asleep in cinema seat withdraws 60,000 personal injuries claim

Mark Earley fell asleep in a cinema and was injured when someone spilled hot liquid on him.
Mark Earley decided to withdraw his claim and the case was struck out. [ more ]
www.creativebloq.com
5 months ago
Web design

The new Tenet poster has restored my faith in poster design

The pandemic in 2020 caused the highly anticipated movie Tenet to underperform at the box office.
The limited cinema rerelease of Tenet in 2024 is accompanied by a new sleek poster design that is graphic, minimalist, and considered in its design. [ more ]
www.standard.co.uk
5 months ago
London

'Barbie-can' boost: Barbenhemier and My Neighbour Totoro bring huge lift to Barbican ticket sales

Ticket sales at the Barbican's cinema increased by 32% compared to the previous year.
The Royal Shakespeare Company's performance of My Neighbour Totoro is the highest grossing show ever at the Barbican's theatre. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
Film

In 1924, cinema was hailed as an agent of world peace. Has it failed?

DW Griffith predicted that cinema would help eliminate armed conflict by 2024, but this has not happened.
Cinema has been used by governments as a tool for justifying military action and promoting propaganda. [ more ]
Creative Bloq
5 months ago
Graphic design

The new Madame Web posters are impressively poor

The new Madame Web posters for the Sony Spider-Verse spin-off have a noir aesthetic.
Fans find these new posters lackluster and lacking imagination. [ more ]
#film
Secret London
5 months ago
Design

A Floating Arts Venue Aboard A Historic Ship Is Coming To London's Docklands

A historic cargo ship in London's Docklands has been transformed into the largest floating theatre and cinema in the UK.
The ship will host a programme of film, theatre, visual arts, and music, starting with a celebration of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger. [ more ]
IndieWire
5 months ago
Film

'Masked and Anonymous' Is the Midnight Movie for Mathematicians, Carpenters' Wives, and Bob Dylan Sickos

Bob Dylan has had a significant impact on the world of film throughout his career.
The film 'Masked and Anonymous' is considered the only Bob Dylan film worthy of the 'Midnight Movie' honorific. [ more ]
The Art Newspaper - International art news and events
7 months ago
Design

The visual thrill of the legendary filmmakers Powell and Pressburger

Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, known as the Archers, created influential and magical films such as The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp and The Red Shoes.
The Archers' films were a product of a pan-European team of collaborators and blended authentic everyday life with a sense of magic. [ more ]
Vulture
7 months ago
Film

'It's Probably the Longest Movie Ever Made Without a Plot'

The Right Stuff is considered one of the best movies of the 1980s
Philip Kaufman partly blames the press' obsession with John Glenn for the film's mixed reviews
The studio's decision to market the film with images of astronauts instead of test pilots was a contributing factor to its underperformance [ more ]
Consequence
7 months ago
Film

13 Films That Broke the Motion Picture Association Rating System

With the dissolution of the Hays Code, filmmakers had more freedom but still faced restrictions from the Motion Picture Association of America.
The civil rights movements of the 1960s influenced the acceptance of sex, violence, drugs, and conversations around race in film.
The MPA's rating system has been criticized for bias against queer folks and people of color, and for having non-experts on the ratings board. [ more ]
Secret London
5 months ago
Design

A Floating Arts Venue Aboard A Historic Ship Is Coming To London's Docklands

A historic cargo ship in London's Docklands has been transformed into the largest floating theatre and cinema in the UK.
The ship will host a programme of film, theatre, visual arts, and music, starting with a celebration of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger. [ more ]
IndieWire
5 months ago
Film

'Masked and Anonymous' Is the Midnight Movie for Mathematicians, Carpenters' Wives, and Bob Dylan Sickos

Bob Dylan has had a significant impact on the world of film throughout his career.
The film 'Masked and Anonymous' is considered the only Bob Dylan film worthy of the 'Midnight Movie' honorific. [ more ]
The Art Newspaper - International art news and events
7 months ago
Design

The visual thrill of the legendary filmmakers Powell and Pressburger

Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger, known as the Archers, created influential and magical films such as The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp and The Red Shoes.
The Archers' films were a product of a pan-European team of collaborators and blended authentic everyday life with a sense of magic. [ more ]
Vulture
7 months ago
Film

'It's Probably the Longest Movie Ever Made Without a Plot'

The Right Stuff is considered one of the best movies of the 1980s
Philip Kaufman partly blames the press' obsession with John Glenn for the film's mixed reviews
The studio's decision to market the film with images of astronauts instead of test pilots was a contributing factor to its underperformance [ more ]
Consequence
7 months ago
Film

13 Films That Broke the Motion Picture Association Rating System

With the dissolution of the Hays Code, filmmakers had more freedom but still faced restrictions from the Motion Picture Association of America.
The civil rights movements of the 1960s influenced the acceptance of sex, violence, drugs, and conversations around race in film.
The MPA's rating system has been criticized for bias against queer folks and people of color, and for having non-experts on the ratings board. [ more ]
morefilm
Secret London
6 months ago
London

Here Are Our Top Affordable Events And Fave Things About London In January 2024

January in London offers affordable activities to beat the post-Christmas blues.
Some affordable things the Secret London team enjoys in January include going to the cinema, attending comedy shows, and visiting art galleries and museums. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
Film

Finally, a film made for me!': readers' best films of 2023

Barbie was a highlight of the year for many people and was a film that resonated with them on a personal level.
Concrete Utopia was a thought-provoking South Korean disaster film that explored the breakdown of civilization after a natural disaster. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
6 months ago
Film

Otar Iosseliani obituary

Otar Iosseliani, a Georgian director known for his abstract comedies, has died at the age of 89.
He was initially an unknown figure in western Europe until the release of his film Favourites of the Moon in 1985. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
6 months ago
Film

Michel Ciment, Eminent French Film Critic, Is Dead at 85

Michel Ciment, French film critic known for his passion for cinema and his love of American film, has passed away at the age of 85.
Ciment was an advocate for movies as high art and celebrated directors of the 1950s, '60s, and '70s in his books. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
London

Met Gala for the Beyhive': Beyonce fans dress up for London film premiere

Fans of Beyonce dressed up in silver and cowboy-themed outfits to watch her Renaissance film at the cinema.
Dressing up for concert films at the cinema has become a popular trend among fans, creating a sense of community and excitement. [ more ]
WSJ
7 months ago
Web design

'Dirty Dancing,' Religious Dramas and Opera Singers Are Saving the Movies

The movie industry is looking for ways to entice audiences back to movie theaters.
Offering unique and unexpected experiences can help attract audiences to the multiplex. [ more ]
Funcheap
7 months ago
Mission District

Cyberpunk Cinema Night | Mission Dist.

Cyberpunk Cinema is a monthly event showcasing cyberpunk movie classics at The Knockout in San Francisco.
The event includes the screening of one episode of Cowboy Bebop and a feature film.
Attendees are encouraged to use the hashtag #cyberpunkcinema to share their thoughts during the event. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
7 months ago
Film

Michel Ciment, veteran French film critic, dies aged 85

Michel Ciment, the renowned French film critic and editor of Positif magazine, has passed away at the age of 85.
Ciment published several books on notable film directors and was admired for his passion and dedication to cinema.
He was known for his left-wing stance and influenced by surrealism. [ more ]
Kqed
1 month ago
San Francisco

A Fresh Look at San Francisco's Starring Hollywood Roles | KQED

San Francisco's iconic backdrops and rich history have made it a popular filming location for filmmakers throughout history. [ more ]
#movie-industry
New York Post
1 week ago
Film

Kevin Costner's 'Horizon' co-star defends box office disaster: 'Get over that sh-t'

Rooker defends Kevin Costner's 'Horizon: An American Saga - Chapter 1' as 'real cinema' despite poor box office performance. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Film

Russell Crowe: I'm slightly uncomfortable' with Gladiator 2

Russell Crowe expresses slight discomfort with Gladiator sequel where he is not part of the cast. [ more ]
New York Post
1 week ago
Film

Kevin Costner's 'Horizon' co-star defends box office disaster: 'Get over that sh-t'

Rooker defends Kevin Costner's 'Horizon: An American Saga - Chapter 1' as 'real cinema' despite poor box office performance. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
1 month ago
Film

Russell Crowe: I'm slightly uncomfortable' with Gladiator 2

Russell Crowe expresses slight discomfort with Gladiator sequel where he is not part of the cast. [ more ]
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