And the Oscar Goes to… Digital Cinema! (Specifically TI)

Last year the Motion Picture Academy’s Science and Technology branch effectively closed the book on film as a distribution medium for motion pictures by awarding the Academy Award of Merit (Oscar Statuette) to every single film processing lab in the world. So…

Daily Cinema Digest – Monday 3 March 2014

The UK’s first and oldest multiplex is set to be demolished, some 30 years after it first opened. The Point, which resembles a giant red pyramid, was built in 1985 but the site is now set for retail development. Campaigners…

Daily Cinema Digest – Tuesday 25 February 2014

Two article’s on the challenger to ROH’s event cinema opera supremacy in the UK. First is The Guardian’s take on ENO’s Peter Grimes showing and decision to hire rock music director Andy Morahan to film it. Overall positive, bar a…

Disney To Release Sing-Along Version of “Frozen” In Theatres

Walt Disney Studios may have struck upon an inventive way to squeeze more revenue from moviegoers who have already seen their latest animated feature, “Frozen”. Hoping to get fans of “Frozen” back into theatres for some repeat business, Disney is…

Does Re-Releasing Oscar Nominees in Cinemas Work?

The nominations for the 86th Academy Awards (Oscars, to you and me) have been announced, insta-shared, tweeted, analysed, commented and blogged. The front runners that were all released in the fall will not be out on DVD or Blu-ray for at…

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