CINEMA-SCOPE @ 62


This is the one that stuck! Just a few days shy of a year after the release of the phenomenally successful This Is Cinerama at the end of SeptemberĀ 1952, The Robe (1953) ushered in the simpler and more palatable widescreen format, Cinema-scope and one which quickly evolved to become one of the industry standards. Even … Continue reading CINEMA-SCOPE @ 62

STAR TREK: RENEGADES (WEB TV MOVIE)


2015 DIRECTOR: Tim Russ May contain spoilers! Some where between home made videos of wild antics, raw news footage and movie trailers is the ever growing culture of web shows and movies. Many of them are great, short but professionally produced, unregulated media which have fans across the spectrum but it is also giving rise … Continue reading STAR TREK: RENEGADES (WEB TV MOVIE)

“IT’S ALL ‘BOUT THE BASS, ‘BOUT THE BASS… NO TREBLE!” : A BRIEF LOOK AT SENSURROUND


There have been so many technical leaps and innovations since the birth of cinema in 1896, with many failures and successes but more than not, they are failures which inspire. Cinerama was the godfather of the modern widescreen, multi-track surround sound cinema, but it wasn't the first attempt at widescreen, any more than The Jazz … Continue reading “IT’S ALL ‘BOUT THE BASS, ‘BOUT THE BASS… NO TREBLE!” : A BRIEF LOOK AT SENSURROUND

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 beforeĀ it was phased out in favour of the … Continue reading FLICKER ALLEY’S 3-STRIP CINERAMA LINE-UP