Dolby Vision to Launch with Disney’s Tomorrowland and Disney/Pixar’s Inside Out

Dolby Laboratories and The Walt Disney Studios announced that Disney’s Tomorrowland, in theatres May 22, and Disney/Pixar’s Inside Out, in theatres June 19, will be the first Dolby Vision titles to be shown at Dolby Cinema locations around the world. In addition, Disney’s The Jungle Book, due out April 15, 2016, will also be presented in Dolby Vision, with more titles to be announced. […]

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Video of the Day: Terminator Genisys Trailer

Paramount Pictures released a new trailer for Terminator Genisys yesterday. Directed by Alan Taylor, the film is scheduled for release July 1, 2015. Arnold Schwarzenegger will reprise his role as the time traveling cyborg sent from the future to kill Sarah Connor. Emilia Clarke, Jason Clarke and Jai Courtney are co-starring in the film. […]


The Fairytale Effect in Disney’s Cinderella

When transforming a beloved animated classic into a contemporary live-action film, do you handle it with kid gloves?

Director Kenneth Branagh’s remake of the 1950 Disney original keeps the gloves on, in a formal sense, by finding Cinderella‘s essential fairy tale heart and filling it with the mythical magic of Thor, the lightness of Shakespeare’s comedies and shimmering yet practically grounded effects, all spun together like cotton candy from the early days of Technicolor. To enhance the nostalgia implicit in the live-action reboot, Branagh chose to shoot on film with Haris Zambarloukos behind the camera. Costumes were designed by The Young Victoria Oscar winner Sandy Powell and the extensive sets were rendered by Dante Ferretti and set decorator Francesca Lo Schiavo, who won Oscars for Hugo and The Aviator. […]


Colombia’s Up-and-Coming Film Industry

Countries, like people, each have a reputation. Most of us are aware, though, that the things for which an entire nation-state becomes either famous or infamous are slow to change and quick to date, and that’s why greater international cooperation and communication are such valuable products of technological advancement. As an international travel consultant, Google can tell anyone that the most strife-filled periods of Colombia’s history effectively ended 15, 20 or 25 years ago, but even so, acquaintances reacted with something not too far from amused concern at the idea of coming here. […]