Posts By Cinema & New Media Arts
"The Hobbit" and High Frame RatesJanuary 15, 2013 | Cinema & New Media Arts
Leandro Marini, Founder and Supervising Colorist of Local Hero, and Andrew Wahlquist, Technologist of Local Hero, have an informal chat about high frames rates, “The Hobbit,” and the future of movies.
In Defense of “Les Misérables”January 10, 2013 | Cinema & New Media Arts
Brett McCracken discusses Tom Hooper’s Les Misérables over at Mere Orthodoxy.
Some may be (understandably) skeptical of any movie that can bring so many people–even grown men like Gerson–to tears. Surely a movie like that …
Frame-Rate FolliesDecember 14, 2012 | Cinema & New Media Arts
Ignatiy Vishnevetsky on The Hobbit and HFR (Notebook, December 14, 2012)
The failure of The Hobbit‘s HFR / 48 fps, therefore, isn’t so much a failure of design as it is a failure …
Walter Murch on Editing, Cinema, and Final Cut ProOctober 27, 2012 | Cinema & New Media Arts
In this comprehensive talk at the Boston FCPUG SuperMeet, acclaimed editor and sound designer Walter Murch (Apocalypse Now, American Graffiti, author of In the Blink of an Eye) begins by discussing some …
A Message in a BottleOctober 21, 2012 | Cinema & New Media Arts
Dan Siedell discusses Christian reflection on art in a post for Cultivare
Whether an artist realizes it or not, every technical decision she makes in her studio proves what kind of artist she is and will …
Guidelines for Interpreting CultureAugust 29, 2012 | Cinema & New Media Arts
Kevin Vanhoozer, Everyday Theology: How to Read Cultural Texts and Interpret Trends
- Try to comprehend a cultural text on its own terms (grasp its communicative intent) before you “interpret” it (explore its broader social, political, sexual,
The Religion of RembrandtJuly 15, 2012 | Cinema & New Media Arts
Over at CIVA, Jack Kinyon writes about Rembrandt’s personal faith.
One of the main themes discussed in Rembrandt’s Faith is Covenant Theology. This theology emphasizes God’s interaction with His chosen people through covenants, culminating with the …
Superheroes Movies Should Not Be ScornedApril 19, 2012 | Cinema & New Media Arts
The Guardian connects today’s spectacle-filled comic book films to the earliest cinematic experiments in the article “Superhero Movies Like ‘Avengers Assemble’ Should Not Be Scorned” (April 19, 2012)
“Superhero movies also represent the pinnacle of cinema …