Optical illusion: Taiwan’s Arvin Chen focuses his lens on changing cultural norms in quirky ‘Will You Still Me Love Tomorrow?’
Taiwanese writer-director Arvin Chen follows his well-received Au Revoir Taipei with a blithe romantic comedy, Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow? More »
“We do not have a motto per se,” explains Terry Lai, honorary chairman of Intercontinental Group Holding Limited (IGH), “but our philosophy has always been to be excellent within our moral and legal guidelines, and to always align our needs and wants with those we serve, whether it be the film producer or the movie viewer.” More »
Wang Changtian, president of China’s largest and fastest-growing private media entertainment company, Enlight Media, will be honored with the CineAsia Production & Filmmaker Award on Dec. 12 at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong. More »
New York City’s outer borough of Brooklyn continues to grow more “in,” thanks to a new and wholly unique media space for storytelling creation in our digital and technologically evolving era. More »
Stephen Frears’ best and most successful movies have gotten him thisclose to the Best Director Oscar—The Queen in 2006 and The Grifters in 1991—and these are indicative of the two different worlds in which he functions: the fact and the fiction. More »
For movie buffs, the name TOHO is synonymous with the iconic movie monsters Godzilla, Rodan and Mothra, and such Golden Age Japanese film classics as Seven Samurai, Throne of Blood and Woman in the Dunes. More »
In Thailand, watching a movie on the silver screen has always been relatively easy—which doesn’t necessarily mean that it always has been a pleasant experience, too. More »
Why leave the comforts and technology of home? Why buy concessions that are poor in quality and ridiculous in price? Why spend money on gas and time stuck in traffic? Those were some of the questions that Theodore T.Y. Kim asked during the CinemaCon 2013 presentation on “The Future of Exhibition, Architecturally Speaking.” More »
As more and more new theatres open in the Asia-Pacific region (especially in the booming market of China), entrepreneurs are looking to give these cinema complexes a technological edge. More »
Fresh-Air Fund: Honda-sponsored competition provides digital projectors to struggling outdoor theatres
“I thought it might be a bunch of baloney.” Andy Wetzel, owner of the Stateline Drive-In in Elizabethton, TN, was skeptical when a representative from Honda sent him an e-mail early this past summer. More »
Cinema sound is back in the spotlight, and exhibitors around the world are being asked to evaluate new soundtrack formats being offered by Dolby Laboratories, Barco, and possibly others that may come in the future. More »
The Asia-Pacific region was one of the first territories to embrace the digital rollout, and a major force in that transformation is GDC Technology, headquartered in Hong Kong, whose d-cinema servers are a dominant presence in East Asia (and moving up fast in the Americas). More »
The Asian market, when viewed from a global perspective, continues to shine brightly with digital installations continuing at a rapid pace, while the more mature markets of North America and Europe are nearing completion. More »
Movers and shakers: Moving iMage Technologies’ Phil Rafnson and Glenn Sherman are committed to customers
“From the beginning, we have always stated that our mission for Moving iMage Technologies is to have the most talented, passionate people in cinema working together to provide the best presentation tools for the theatrical exhibition industry.” After ten years, chief executive officer Glenn Sherman assures, “And it still works!” More »
“I firmly believe that if you don’t love this silly little business of ours, you are at a disadvantage,” Joe Delgado first told this author two years ago. More »
Big-haired, polyestered 1970s New York is the scene of this bracing crime comedy-drama about an FBI sting that brings together mobsters, crooked politicians, con artists—and one bored, jealous stay-at-home wife who could blow it all up. More »
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