Articles – Features

  • Silent Movies Are Still Creating an Echo

    October 2007 marked the 80th anniversary of Alan Crosland’s The Jazz Singer—and the beginning of the end of the silent era. Though Hollywood continued to...

  • Julie Delpy Two Days in Paris

    Comparisons between 2 Days in Paris, Julie Delpy’s feature film debut as writer-director, and her work on Richard Linklater’s Before Sunrise and Before Sunset are...

  • The Future of Moviemaking

    John Cassavetes and Orson Welles were both individuals who tried to function within the system and learned that they couldn’t. It wasn’t a choice with...

  • The Future of Moviemaking

    John Cassavetes and Orson Welles were both individuals who tried to function within the system and learned that they couldn’t. It wasn’t a choice with...

  • Big Little Indies

    Big Little Indies Today’s new wave of “indie studios” are changing the rules of the game by Jerry Weinstein (Cue Don LaFontaine voiceover) In a...

  • Tomorrow’s Technologies

    Tomorrow’s movie technologies debut at NAB 2007 By Nick Dager In the movie industry as we knew it, production was always production and post was...

  • Judgment Day for Movie Theaters

    “The unknown future rolls toward us,” says Sarah Connor after narrowly averting a technological Judgment Day in Terminator 2. It’s a scary scenario, and one...

  • Tomorrow’s Technologies

    Tomorrow’s movie technologies debut at NAB 2007 By Nick Dager In the movie industry as we knew it, production was always production and post was...

  • Celebrating An Icon

    John Wayne was American movies. His gritty, gruff demeanor and that this-is-a-man-coming-through swagger defined not only the Western for decades (and in many ways still...

  • The Universal Language of Film Has a Mexican Accent

    The Universal Language of Film Has a Mexican Accent Cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki is proving that images speak louder than words with his work in such...