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August 2013


By Mark Cantor Filmcraft Productions Filmcraft Productions was one of many production units that provided SOUNDIES to the Mill Novelty Company, to be distributed through [...]

August 25, 2013

A Sad Farewell

By Ron Merk If you are not familiar with actress Julie Harris or her work, you have missed something amazing. She won more Tony Awards and Tony nominations than any other [...]

August 25, 2013

The Ready Rig is The Reel Thing

By Ron Merk I know that most of what I’ve been writing lately is rants, but I’m pleased to report that this installment is an unqualified rave. As equipment for [...]

August 24, 2013

GIANT (1956)

Reviewed by Ozgur Pamukcu George Stevens’ sprawling adaptation of Edna Ferber’s best-selling novel successfully walks a fine line between potboiler and serious [...]

August 21, 2013

3D Expo

By Ron Merk A while back, I wrote a piece about the 3D Expo that was being planned for this September. Now it’s just weeks away, and I wanted to remind all my readers [...]

August 21, 2013

Indie Filmmakers

By Jeffrey Winters When I used to live in San Francisco I wrote film reviews for local papers, went to film school, pitched a love story in Hollywood and made a small film. [...]

August 13, 2013

Preservation Project Partnerships

The Metro Theatre Center Foundation is committed to film preservation and saving the many millions of feet of film that are currently in danger of being lost due to lack of [...]

August 12, 2013

Peace Is Not Just A Word…

By Ron Merk Peace is a word that we hear every day, a “concept” that is discussed ad nauseum in the press, on television, at cafes, and over dinner with our friends. Yet [...]

August 12, 2013

Ferrania is Back

By Ron Merk In a world where the word is that digital is replacing film as a capture medium for motion pictures and still photography, the Italian manufacturing giant [...]

August 11, 2013

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