A little film noir action this week! Award winning host Kristyn Burtt joins us to talk about one of her all time favorite films. A desperate mother. A seedy business man. Death. Intrigue. Incredible black and white cinematography. The role which won Joan Crawford an Academy Award. ‘Mildred Pierce’ has got it all!
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One of Juan’s all time favorite films, and of course to Lee’s chagrin, it’s in black and white. Strap in for a Twilight Zone-like story of tension and paranoia, featuring an incredible cast, from a fantastic director.
Analog is making a comeback. Kodak is bringing back Ektachrome film for a new generation of Super 8 cameras. The Super 8 Camera features some new tricks like audio input and a handy flip out LCD. We’re way more excited for a film camera than we should be…
This last week we got a first look at the reboot for Fantastic Four, and it looks like it will be a darker departure from the first two films.
But did you know the “first” two FF films really weren’t the first?
Back in 1994 a film was produced, shot, and edited, but was never intended to be released. It was made solely for the studio to retain the rights, no small chunk of change considering the estimated budget of $1.5 million. We’re treated to some glorious, schlocky, low-budget film making from none other than Roger Corman.
Never intended for the light of day, but you can watch it on the Youtubes. Enjoy!
To entice select Android owners to try screen casting through Google Play compatible devices like the Chromecast, Google realized people might want to stream things other than Youtube videos.
If you have a Nexus 5 phone or a Nexus 7 tablet, opening the Google Play Movies & TV app might present you an offer for a free copy of Gravity. Fantastic film to stream onto a good TV.
No word on how long this deal might last, so you might to jump on it sooner rather than later. Just no one tell Google that after I grabbed the film from my Nexus 7, I immediately fired it up on a Note 4 to stream to my Chromecast OK? Cool?
If you do not have a Nexus, apparently you are offered a copy of Shaun the Sheep: The Big Chase… Not quite as nice as Gravity, but that’s still better than nothing right?
I’m a sucker for scary films, and I loves me a good reaction video. This Father (who isn’t a fan of horror) stuck it out for some Daddy Daughter bonding and captured some hysterical moments of fright while the two watched The Conjuring together.
I loathe horror films, but my oldest daughter has a penchant for them. She thought it would be cute to record ourselves watching The Conjuring. My embarrassment is for your pleasure. Enjoy!