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1922 Kodak color film test

The first full-length Technicolor film was Becky Sharp in 1935. (Check out the promo after the cut.) Though there had been experimental effects done with tinting and hand-stenciling as far back as George M√©li√®s in the early 1900’s, Vulture uncovers this test reel for a full-color film process in 1922. ...

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Site Redesign

Whoa, what did we just do? Yeah, we changed things a bit. Give us some time to grease up the wheels and parts and make this baby run more smoothly. There will be many more additions in the coming days. For now, though, we’re just happy to be here at ...

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Army of Crime

Salon’s Andrew O’Hehir says Army of Crime is “a solid, spellbinding drama which along the way offers a not-so-subtle commentary on the diverse, immigrant-rich society of contemporary France.” He also notes the threads connecting this real-life story of WWII French resistance with one of last year’s most rousing Best Picture ...

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Disney withdraws from the Annie Awards

WALL-E bye bye

Citing concerns over the voting process, Disney/Pixar is removing itself from official participation at the Annie Awards. “After more than a year of discussions with the ASIFA board, we have regretfully decided to withdraw from the organization and no longer participate in the annual Annie Awards,” said Disney-Pixar prexy Ed ...

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