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1922 Kodak color film test

| August 25, 2010 | 5 Comments

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... (Read More)

Site Redesign

| August 25, 2010 | 2 Comments

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... (Read More)

Army of Crime

| August 25, 2010 | 14 Comments

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... (Read More)

WALL-E bye bye

Disney withdraws from the Annie Awards

| August 25, 2010 | Leave a comment

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... (Read More)

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Spitballing Best Actor

| August 24, 2010 | 75 Comments

Cinematical’s Erik Childress has done another early Oscar article focusing on who’s here, who’s coming and what the Best Actor race might shape up to look like eventually, you know, if all goes well. As bloggers and critics sharpen their knives and their crystal balls for the upcoming Toronto,... (Read More)