1970's, 1980's, 2000's, 2010's

IMAX @ 45


MIssed it! The 45th anniversary of IMAX's debut at the Expo '70 in Osaka, Japan, which took place on the 15th May 1970. That's right, the all be it unknown IMAX short, Tiger's Child (1970) premiered at the show, the year before the first permanent installation was opened to the public. IMAX has come along way… Continue reading IMAX @ 45

1950's, 2010's, 9 Candles

REVIEW OF THE OPTOMA HD141x HD 3D PROJECTOR


Last week was my first real opportunity to run-in and test of the Optima HD141x, and what can I say? After spending my teenage years using 8mm and 16mm projectors, it wasn't until May 2003 that I first moved into LCD projection. I began with a Sanyo PLV-Z1, which was obviously pre-HDMI and in turn, pre-HD and… Continue reading REVIEW OF THE OPTOMA HD141x HD 3D PROJECTOR

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FLICKER ALLEY’S 3-STRIP CINERAMA LINE-UP


IT ALL BEGAN... ...back in 2008 with the release of the new experimental feature which help make up Warner's How The West Won (1962) Blu-ray, Smilebox, a 3D mapping system which recreates the 146 degree curved screen of the three-strip Cinerama process, which only lasted 10 years before it was phased out in favour of the… Continue reading FLICKER ALLEY’S 3-STRIP CINERAMA LINE-UP

10 Candles, 1990's, Article, Star Wars

DOES ANYBODY REMEMBER LASER 2000…?


This is a post that will reach a more limited audience than usual, since a lot of my readers are from other side of the Atlantic, but one which would mean more to those who have lived in Manchester, U.K. in late 1990's. But Does anybody actually remember Laser 2000? Laser 2000 was a Laserdisc, AV… Continue reading DOES ANYBODY REMEMBER LASER 2000…?

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DISNEY’S BLU-RAY 3D SNUB


Andy Blanchard of Knoxville, Tennessee has begun a petition on Change.org for the CEO of Walt Disney to adopt a fairer policy on their releases of 3D Blu-ray's in the U.S.  "There is a market for 3D Blu-Ray releases in the United States. It is absurd that you create 3D content, then refuse to release it… Continue reading DISNEY’S BLU-RAY 3D SNUB