Ang Lee Just Invented a New Form of Cinema

NAB2016 saw a demo “Billy Flynn’s Long Halftime Walk” in 120fps 3D 4K. It was like nothing witnessed before. Afterwards the film’s director Ang Lee spoke about pushing the limits of cinema….

Why North American Movie Ticket Prices Rose In 2014

A week after the investment firm PricewaterhouseCooper released a survey in which found 53% of its 1,000 respondents felt movie tickets cost too much, the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) reports that the average cost of a movie ticket…

Daily Cinema Digest – Friday 7 November 2014

Terminator is not the only robot you are likely to encounter in multiplexes in the future, with Belgian cinema advertiser Brightish being the first in the world to launch a cinema robot. Apparently it is much friendlier than the Terminator…

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 2 June 2014

“Farewell My Concubine” had its global premiere yesterday at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles; the first ever Chinese 3D opera in Atmos to be shown in cinemas. Yesterday, appears on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles of…

Daily Cinema Digest – Tuesday 27 May 2014

USA – The idea of the same audience watching two different movies isn’t new (Finch won a Gold Lion for their Pedigree advert that used that technology), but the problem is that the audience will always hear the same soundtrack,…

Daily Cinema Digest – Thursday 8 May 2014

RealD and Wanda Cinemas have launched a 3D Brightness certification scheme that will ensure that participating screens will be displaying at least 6footLamberts (6FL) of brightness. There is a fear that dim 3D images could soon lead to a similar…

Daily Cinema Digest – Thursday 24 April 2014

In something other than sad news from South Korea, enhanced experience cinema seat maker CJ 4DPlex has revealed its global ambitions and roadmap. To many movie fans, “300” is a Hollywood blockbuster about an epic battle between the Spartans and…

Daily Cinema Digest – Wednesday 23 April 2014

Is China undergoing a 3D backlash? Speakers at the recent Beijing International Film Festival seemed to go to great lengths to condemn poor 3D. Prominent members of industry like Yang Buting, chairman of China Film Distribution and Exhibition Association and China…

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