Articles in the Film Category

Artist Paul Conrad: Concept & Finished Art from Pixar’s UP
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Film on 12 January 2012
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Artist Paul Conrad has posted some art he did when he worked on UP, again, the great dedication and attention to detail … for instance, all the examples of the airline tickets Carl & Ellie never get to use that he presented to pick from … something that is on screen for a few seconds […]

Walmart.com – Star Wars Saga Blu Ray DVD One Day Sale – $70
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Posted in Film on 11 January 2012
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Walmart.com is having a one day sale on the 6-film (complete) Star Wars saga box set … About $9 off the usual price. Free pickup at Walmart stores or $.97 shipping. Blu-ray (9 Discs) + 16 page booklet Star Wars Complete Saga includes Episodes I-VI, Star Wars Documentaries, deleted extended and alternate scenes; prop, maquette […]

Adventures of Tintin Opens Today & Book Checklist
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Posted in Film on 21 December 2011
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The “animated” film Adventures of Tintin opens later today – directed by Steven Spielberg and produced by Peter Jackson – two guys who know how to tell a story. You can check out all the trailers and featurettes here … For most Americans, they don’t know much about Tintin, Tintin is really kind of a […]

Calling All Film Geeks: Title Card of EVERY Warner Bros. Film … Ever
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Posted in Film on 20 December 2011
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Chris A. started a photo database of every WB film title card* from the 1930’s to 1954 … Back then – it was literally just a title card because the only real effects they had was dissolve, slide in, flip in or partial reveals … all done by merging two film plates … aka: opticals. […]

If You Miss “Polaroids,” It’s Back (Sort of)
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Posted in Film, Gadgets on 21 November 2011
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It vaguely looks like the old Polaroid cameras and you get the iconic white border … But the Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera with ZINK (Zero Ink) Printing Technology is more like a handheld printer with camera optics … Polaroid’s Z340 Instant Digital Camera melds together the joy of an instant Polaroid and the convenience […]

Disney Pixar Brave – New Trailer
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Posted in Disney, Disney Pixar, Film on 17 November 2011
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Coming next summer … Toy Story Toons “Small Fry” Sneak Peek (full version in front of MUPPETS – November 23) Tweet This Post

Oscar Eligible Animated Films 2011
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Film on 10 November 2011
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Here is the list of 18 animated films on the first round of ballots … with 5 animated films making the final voting for all academy members … (aka: the nominated animated films). The Adventures of Tintin Alois Nebel Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Arthur Christmas Cars 2 A Cat in Paris Chico & Rita […]

‘Top Cat’ a Hit! (Still!) In Mexico …
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Posted in Film on 10 November 2011
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Believe it or not, the old Hanna-Barbera cartoon TOP CAT is not only still on-going but a recent movie is a big hit! “The animated film Don Gato y su Pandilla (Top Cat) has broken an opening weekend box office record for a Mexican production. Based on the Hanna-Barbera cartoon series, the film version of […]

Disney Pixar: 2012 & 2013 – 3D Pixar Years Next
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Film on 7 October 2011
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Brave 3D – June 22, 2012 Finding Nemo 3D – September 14, 2012 Monsters, Inc. 3D – January 18, 2013 Monsters University 3D – June 21, 2013 If you’re ready to upgrade your TV to 3D – it looks inevitable now. 🙂 You can pick up a 3D Blu Ray player inexpensively. Or if you […]

The End: Your Movie Quiz
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Posted in Film on 15 September 2011
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From these final scenes, can you guess the movie … some are just a little easier than others … From Where the Lovely Things Are. Another quiz here … … from the TUMBLR BLOG, Final Images – which is a showcase of the Final Scene (though captioned so not much guessing)   Tweet This Post