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Cinematic Ambition 0

In 2011, that marketplace would have been augmented by an army of computer-generated riff-raff. Or, more likely, the project’s producers would have wondered if Caesar could arrive in the city when it wasn’t market day. In 1963 every one of those citizens were extras, and every costume, stall and prop was created for that scene […]

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The Top 10 Harry Potter Characters 0

And so, the journey’s end is about to begin. The Harry Potter saga has but two more films left to unspool before it is no more and we’re forced to start our countdown clocks in anticipation of the inevitable remakes. The series is beloved for its wonderful cast of characters, and over the last thirteen […]

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Star Wars on Blu-ray: George, Don’t Do That… 0

A 1988 congressional hearing heard that colourising old black-and-white films would constitute “destruction of our film heritage”. The speaker’s statement continued: “In the future it will become easier for old negatives to become lost and be ‘replaced’ by new altered negatives. This would be a great loss to our society. Our cultural history must not […]

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Pixar: What’s on the Hymn Sheet at the Church of Animation? 0

Last month in the US, Pixar Animation Studios debuted their latest release, Toy Story 3, to the tune of $110m (£72m) and glowing reviews from all corners of the media. It’s a familiar refrain for the company. In 15 years of making movies, they’ve never had a flop. Their competitors have tried and failed to […]

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