What words come to mind when you think of a summer tentpole? "Thrilling?" "Spectacular?" "Thunderous"? When director Guillermo del Toro talks about "Pacific Rim," his favorite description is…
The end of print distribution of films brings with it not just the close of an era, but also the potential loss of livelihood for many who work both inside and outside of the entertainment industry.
Among the boutique labs serving the preservationists are Cinetech in Hollywood, Calif.; NT Audio Video Film Labs in Los Angeles; and Alpha Cine in Seattle. Some of these labs are thriving, but their…
The conversion of theaters to digital in the U.S. is almost complete, and the end of movies on film is in sight.
The major studios are driving hard to stop distributing 35mm prints in North America by the end of 2013, but one sector remains tied to traditional film prints: the drive-in movie biz.
The death knell for 35mm film has just gotten a lot louder.
Snabba Cash" producer Fredrik Wikstrom never expected to taste international success so early in his career.
The Motion Picture Assn. of America has reopened its investigation of an abandoned film depot in Pico Rivera following the discovery of more than 300 reels of member studio films in the one-time…