Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Toy Story 3 Movie Review: Toys to Infinity and Beyond

Toy Story 3 Movie Review: Toys to Infinity and Beyond
Entertaining, well-crafted, and emotional, this third film of the historical animated film franchise is powered by fun, fueled by intellect, and driven by heart.
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Monday, June 28, 2010

From Paris with Love DVD and Blu-ray Review: Mediocre Actioner with Flair for Bonus Goodies

From Paris with Love DVD and Blu-ray Review: Mediocre Actioner with Flair for Bonus Goodies
From Paris with Love is all about murder and mayhem. It's a gun-happy flick for action junkies who don't really mind anything more than pulsating action, car chases, massive blasts, and major stunts.
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Sunday, June 27, 2010

How to Transfer Film to Video

How to Transfer Film to Video
When transferring film to video, the film needs to undergo telecine transfer, the process of transferring motion picture film into video format.
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Saturday, June 26, 2010

How to Make Keychains Out of Old Film Prints

How to Make Keychains Out of Old Film Prints
Those who have family members or friends who are filmmakers, people who work in film theaters and older film laboratories and editing companies could have good access to what is called a film print. Why not make something more creative from it?
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The Banquet Movie Review: A Banquet of Desire

The Banquet Movie Review: A Banquet of Desire
Even if you turn off the sound and ignore the story, the sets, scenery, costumes, and stunts make The Banquet every inch an epic-scaled visual feature.
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Friday, June 25, 2010

Happy Feet Movie Review: A "Happy Feat"

Happy Feet Movie Review: A "Happy Feat"
Happy Feet is an odd combination of Moulin Rouge and March of the Penguins that develops into a "first contact" sci-fi story by its second half.
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Thursday, June 24, 2010

Learning from the Success of the Korean Film Industry

Learning from the Success of the Korean Film Industry
Having been immersed in the Korean film industry for 6 months through a film training program in Seoul in 2008, I should say that the Koreans' love for cinema is quite impressive.
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Youth in Revolt DVD and Blu-ray Review: When the Oddball Revolts into a Mess

Youth in Revolt DVD and Blu-ray Review: When the Oddball Revolts into a Mess
Youth in Revolt is a rehash of your typical youth comedy about a teenage virgin boy struggling to find more excitement in his dull life. As expected, the story takes off when he finally gets the chance to be with a too good to be true dream girl.
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Wednesday, June 23, 2010

3D Post Conversion: From Traditional 2D Filming to 3D Theatrical Release

3D Post Conversion: From Traditional 2D Filming to 3D Theatrical Release
The primary advantage of 3D post conversion is the fact that it gives the chance for older films to be converted in 3D. However, there is a big difference in quality between films shot in 3D and films converted into 3D.
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Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Karate Kid (2010) Movie Review: The Kung Fu Kid

Karate Kid (2010) Movie Review: The Kung Fu Kid
This commercially entertaining remake works well for its audience while not being an entire rip-off of the 1984 original. It keeps its spirit alive, except for one disappointing aspect: The Karate Kid is actually The Kung Fu Kid.
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Monday, June 21, 2010

List of the New Toy Story Characters Featured in Toy Story 3

List of the New Toy Story Characters Featured in Toy Story 3
The newest additions to the Toy Story cast meet the returning toys to bring more loads of fun to the third Toy Story movie. Meet them one by one in this character list describing each of them.
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List of the Toy Story Classic Characters Appearing in Toy Story 3

List of the Toy Story Classic Characters Appearing in Toy Story 3
Toy Story 3 reunites not just the original toy characters but also the vocal ensemble from the past Toy Story movies. Meet them one by one in this character list describing each of them.
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Sunday, June 20, 2010

Ondine Movie Review: When a Net of Reality Catches a Fairy Tale

Ondine Movie Review: When a Net of Reality Catches a Fairy Tale
The Irish-American film Ondine is a charming adult fairy tale about love, redemption and healing. It alternates in between reality and fantasy that gradually builds up the possibility of fairy tale magic in an identifiably mundane world.
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Friday, June 18, 2010

List of Filmmakers Who Can Replace Guillermo Del Toro as Director for The Hobbit

List of Filmmakers Who Can Replace Guillermo Del Toro as Director for The Hobbit
This list is not simply categorized according to how their filmographies made them who they are. in the industry now. These choices explore a number of complicated aspects, perspectives, and considerations about each director's works.
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Shutter Island Movie Review: A Masterful Thriller that Benefits Repeated Viewings

Shutter Island Movie Review: A Masterful Thriller that Benefits Repeated Viewings
Shutter Island is masterfully crafted to such a high level of filmmaking that interestingly works for both the general audience and art film enthusiasts.
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Thursday, June 17, 2010

From Paris with Love Movie Review: For Action Junkies with Low Expectations

From Paris with Love Movie Review: For Action Junkies with Low Expectations
From Paris with Love can serve as a form of passable entertainment for those with low expectations. It's an over-the-top mixture of trash talk, casually racist swagger, two dimensional characters, and unoriginal action genre elements.
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Wednesday, June 16, 2010

List of Filmmakers Who Can Replace Guillermo Del Toro as Director for The Hobbit

List of Filmmakers Who Can Replace Guillermo Del Toro as Director for The Hobbit
This list is not simply categorized according to how their filmographies made them who they are. in the industry now. These choices explore a number of complicated aspects, perspectives, and considerations about each director's works.
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Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Hellboy 2: The Golden Army Movie Review: High Fantasy Vs. Pop Culture Kitsch

Hellboy 2: The Golden Army Movie Review: High Fantasy Vs. Pop Culture Kitsch
Hellboy 2: The Golden Army is filled with visionary sense. It has a wide imagination and a heartfelt plea for environmental concern and cultural diversity. However, its spectacular sense of artistry could have worked much better...
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Monday, June 14, 2010

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Movie Review: A Curious Narrative

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Movie Review: A Curious Narrative
Based on an F. Scott Fitzgerald short story about a man who ages backwards, this far-fetched fairy-tale about the freakish birth of an infant born as an old man captures the sadness and exhilaration of life and the melancholic ideas concerning mortality.
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Things to Do for Families Traveling to Las Vegas

Things to Do for Families Traveling to Las Vegas
While being primarily known as an adult playground, Las Vegas is still a place where families can enjoy many wholesome sights and bonding activities. There are a number of hotel accommodations that are smoke-free and without casinos.
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Sunday, June 13, 2010

Best Things to Do in Las Vegas Outside Casinos

Best Things to Do in Las Vegas Outside Casinos
Las Vegas offers distinct travel destinations, including world-class shopping and dining spots, state-of-the-art museums, recreational areas, theme parks, entertainment shows, and many other associated entertainment options.
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Saturday, June 12, 2010

Korean Food Guide: Information About Korean Cuisine for Travelers Going to Korea

Korean Food Guide: Information About Korean Cuisine for Travelers Going to Korea
When traveling to Korea, it is worthwhile to note the basics of Korean food to the uninitiated. Koreans use silver chopsticks which are considerably heavier than the wooden chopsticks that are more popular all over the world.
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Friday, June 11, 2010

How to Use U.S. Gadgets and Appliances in Asian Countries

How to Use U.S. Gadgets and Appliances in Asian Countries
When traveling outside the U.S., it is always a good idea to check the electrical requirements in your destination country so that you're equipped with what you need when bringing your laptop, portable media players, cameras, and other electronic devices.
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The Departed Movie Review: Fresh and Ferocious

The Departed Movie Review: Fresh and Ferocious
Based on the popular Hong Kong film Infernal Affairs, this Hollywood version pulses with energy, strong dialogues and superb performances. The brilliantly written narrative is both grittingly relaxed and violently intelligent.
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Analyzing Why Megan Fox Gets Replaced by Rosie Huntington-Whitely in Transformers 3

Analyzing Why Megan Fox Gets Replaced by Rosie Huntington-Whitely in Transformers 3
Many write-ups about whether Megan Fox was canned or she actually left the franchise keep the buzz coming. But the only thing confirmed is that: Megan Fox is out and Rosie Huntington-Whitely is in.
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Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Guillermo Del Toro Out of The Hobbit

Guillermo Del Toro Out of The Hobbit
After two years of buzz and confirmed news of filming the prequel to the legendary Lord of the Rings (LOTR) Trilogy, Guillermo del Toro is now officially out of the franchise.
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Monday, June 07, 2010

Splice Director Vincenzo Natali Talks About His Sci-Fi Film

Splice Director Vincenzo Natali Talks About His Sci-Fi Film
According to Student Filmmakers Magazine, filmmaker Vincenzo Natali initially worked as a storyboard artist for Ginger Snaps, Johnny Menemonic, the TV series Beetlejuice and many other films and TV shows.
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Saturday, June 05, 2010

Jaden Smith Learns Kung Fu in Karate Kid Remake

Jaden Smith Learns Kung Fu in Karate Kid Remake
Jaden Smith, the eleven-year old son of Will and Jada Smith, builds his filmography early on as he stars side by side Jackie Chan in the new Karate Kid movie.
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Friday, June 04, 2010

Prince of Persia - The Sands of Time Movie Review: Persian, Prince, Popcorn

Prince of Persia - The Sands of Time Movie Review: Persian, Prince, Popcorn
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is billed as a Disney action-adventure franchise starter. And this is what one can exactly get, a wholesome treat for adventure junkies delivering what it promises to be.
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The History of Philippine Cinema Part 2: The Pre-war Years of the 1930s

The History of Philippine Cinema Part 2: The Pre-war Years of the 1930s
The early years of Philippine cinema were a time of significant discovery and development of the new art form. Sound films more popularly referred to as "talkies" also developed dramatically during this period.
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Giordano Theatre: A Home for Independent Films in Las Vegas, Nevada

Giordano Theatre: A Home for Independent Films in Las Vegas, Nevada
Independent filmmakers and art film audience have a home in a Las Vegas hotel landmark: the Giordano Theatre at the Las Vegas Hilton.
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The Island Movie Review: Harvesting Humans in the Island

The Island Movie Review: Harvesting Humans in the Island
The story follows the everyday life of Lincoln Six-Echo (Ewan McGregor) and Jordan Two-Delta (Scarlett Johansson) living in a sterile environment after a world contamination.
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Ninja Assassin Movie Review: Splatter On, Adrenaline Junkies' Ninja Flick

Ninja Assassin Movie Review: Splatter On, Adrenaline Junkies' Ninja Flick
Ninja Assassin is primarily committed to its bloodletting and cool fight scenes than to its story and characters. For those who are looking for a good story and script, it's a big letdown. But for adrenaline junkies, this movie is going to be fun.
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Why Does the Demand for Online Content Continuously Expanding in Scope?

Why Does the Demand for Online Content Continuously Expanding in Scope?
The convergence of the different communication platforms including the internet, telephone, mobile phone, television, and film has a clear path to take.
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Disney's Alice in Wonderland Releases Blu-ray, DisneyFile and DVD on June 1, 2010

Disney's Alice in Wonderland Releases Blu-ray, DisneyFile and DVD on June 1, 2010
A Tim Burton interpretation of the Lewis Carroll classic is something intriguing and exciting. This Alice in Wonderland adaptation has amazing offbeat aesthetics as individual pieces are whimsically great in its own dark and bizarre fashion.
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Shrek the Third Movie Review: The Slapstick Third

Shrek the Third Movie Review: The Slapstick Third
The Shrek franchise comes up with its third installment quite inferior to the first two. Shrek the Third tries to do its best to bring out some laugh-inducing slapstick from the can. At the least, it has the very humor that Shrek fans have come to expect.
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The Proposal Movie Review: An Entertainingly Derivative Proposal

The Proposal Movie Review: An Entertainingly Derivative Proposal
The Proposal is better than expected. It is derivative, contrived, and predictable, but nonetheless a crowd-pleasing romantic comedy. What it just lacks is the creative spark behind what the classic rom coms offer.
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