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DIY Home Theater

It’s fun to talk about what you could do with your home theater but it’s even more fun to actually make a plan for it! Here are a couple articles that can get you started in the right direction.

Home Theater A/V Equipment

How to Build Your Home Theater

Inspirational Photos

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Pennywise is Back in new “IT” Trailer

The official teaser for IT has just been release and it is TERRIFYING. Continue reading “Pennywise is Back in new “IT” Trailer”

THR Actors Roundtable

Another fascinating roundtable discussion from The Hollywood Reporter with some of best performers of 2016.

Great Scenes in Great Films

One of the most iconic moments in cinematic history comes from one of the best scenes in Raiders of the Lost Ark.  And if you know the story behind the “Sword to a Gunfight” scene, it makes it even better

Great Scenes in Great Films

It took Pixar less than 10 minutes to tell one of the most heartwarming and heartbreaking love stories I’ve ever seen in cinema, and they did it with no dialogue whatsoever.  Your move Nicholas Sparks…

Creating the Ultimate Antagonist

 

A very intriguing look into what makes a good antagonist in film by Lessons from the Screenplay. It may not be what you think…that is if everything goes according to plan. (Joker reference intended!)

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What Makes a Story Relatable

 

YouTuber kaptainkristian uses Pixar as his medium for showing how and why a story can touch our hearts and also a little about Pixar villains. He also tells us that Pixar movie releases can only be done with 3D animation and simply won’t work in other entertainment styles. I’d agree with this comment and as an example, it would be not only difficult to capture the content of Up in real life but to also carry the weight of the message would be near impossible to achieve.

Controlling Information in a Story

YouTuber Lessons from the Screenplay gives another excellent film study, this time on how filmmakers control the information given to an audience.  Using the 2015 science-fiction thriller Ex Machina, he describes how a great film lets the audience take part in the story, thus further engaging them in the film.  If you haven’t subscribed to this guy, please do, because he is fantastic.

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