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Here's a Media Insight: the Experts Are Clueless

Robert Marich | Posted 06.26.2014 | Media
Robert Marich

In 1977, a reputable media researcher speaking to a convention of theater owners predicted that competition from the then-embryonic cable TV business would wipe out U.S. cinema by the mid-1980s. What happened?

This Would Really Make 'Game Of Thrones' EPIC!

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.06.2014 | Entertainment

All men must buy popcorn! "Game of Thrones" could soon be coming to a big screen near you. Cinemark CEO Tim Warner recently told Variety it is a "n...

Different Shot Sizes for Different Screens: Film in the Modern Age

Michael Morgenstern | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Morgenstern

One of the great casualties of modern viewing is the Wide Shot. Because many filmmakers expect viewers to be watching work on their laptops or (even... god forbid) cell phones, shooting stunning wide landscapes or shots that contain many people is avoided.

An INGENIOUS New Plan For Movie Theaters?

Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 09.18.2012 | Arts

The lights go down, everyone's excited. You've paid seven gazillion dollars for your ticket. You've got your popcorn and your Milk Duds and your abnor...

Financially-Troubled Theater May Have Its 'Christmas Miracle'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.15.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities is expected to announce plans to sponsor a four-week run of David Fincher's "The Girl wit...

Gary Susman

Moviegoing And The Economy: Courting Adults In A Time Of Declining Film Attendance

HuffingtonPost.com | Gary Susman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home

This is the second in an occasional series examining the recession's impact on culture: The Recessionary Arts. Find out more about it here. If you ...