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The Business Of HBO's 'True Detective'

There’s no doubt that HBO’s <i>True Detective</i> has been a huge artistic success. The moody murder drama has sent viewers back to the novels of Robert W. Chambers searching for clues to the show’s mysteries. But the buzzworthy series has also proven to be a financial bonanza for all involved, including …

True Detective recap: season one, episode one – The Long, Bright Dark

<i>• Following this blog, the episode recaps will launch after UK transmission. Episode two will be online at 10.20pm on Saturday. If you have seen further ahead in the series, please do not leave spoilers.</i><p>A young woman is found bound naked to the base of a tree in a burning cornfield. Her body is …

Why No Oscar Love For 'Inside Llewyn Davis'?

Screw the Academy. This is a brilliant anti-Oscar film with an unsympathetic hero, set against a washed-out New York, a historical time period with …

Golden Globes 2014: the winners - in pictures

Some clutch, others kiss - we appraise the award-waving skills of this year's crop of Golden Globe winners

Golden Globes gets best TV ratings in ten years

The Golden Globes enjoyed their highest TV ratings in a decade, as 20.9m Americans tuned in to watch Tina Fey and Amy Poehler present the annual film awards ceremony – a rise of 6% on last year.<p>In the second year they have presented the awards, Fey and Poehler built on their 2013 debut, which …

Colorist Profile: Jim Wicks

/ Meet Colorist Jim Wicks<p>PodcastJanuary 9, 2014<p>Meet Colorist Jim Wicks<p>Author<p>Robbie Carman<p>Share This<p>Ever Wonder What Classic Film Restoration …

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Apple awarded patent for camera that lets you refocus images

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Lytro<p>It looks like iPhone photography might get a little more interesting. Apple Insider reports that Apple(s aapl) …

Color Suite 11.0.3 Maintenance Release

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How To Shoot Amazing Photographs Indoors With Nothing But Window Light

For some photos, nothing beats the natural beauty of ambient light. When used correctly natural light can create soft portraits that bring out great …

Location filming in L.A. up 9% in second quarter thanks to TV

Los Angeles area on-location filming increased 9% in the second quarter compared to the same period last year, fueled by a bounce in television production and Web-based shows.<p>The figures mark the third consecutive quarter of growth for location filming on the streets of L.A.<p>Location shoots for …

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15 Breathtaking Images Of Cities Viewed From High Above

Whenever you visit a city anywhere in the world, some of the hardest shots to take are those sprawling images of the city beneath you.<p>Unless you’re …

Christopher Nolan stuck an IMAX camera inside a plane's nose during 'Interstellar' filming

Filmmaker Christopher Nolan isn't afraid to get creative with planes, as evidenced by the opening scene of <i>The Dark Knight Rises</i>. The director has also been an avid supporter of IMAX, and for his upcoming movie <i>Interstellar</i>, he's combining those passions to pull off at least one memorable shot. …

Film Inspiration: The Thomas Crown Affair

Steve McQueen plays the most stylish anti-hero ever to appear on screen in <i>The Thomas Crown Affair</i>. Directed by Norman Jewison in 1968, McQueen acts the part of a debonair ecutive with plans to rob a bank. Faye Dunaway co-stars as the insurance agent following his every move. Costume designs by …

One-Minute Short Film Challenge – the winner

The verdict<p>"To be moved by a one minute animation, watched on your computer, is a rare thing. But Fin McMorran manages it without breaking sweat: Heat has more depth and warmth than many of its full-length peers." Catherine Shoard<p>"Days at the beach, illicit snogs, a big birthday bash with family …

Don Jon and the rise of the pin-up director

Read enough interviews with Hollywood film stars and two themes keep cropping up. Theme one is that the star in question is working on a screenplay. Theme two is that they hope to become a director. Perhaps we can all take some comfort from the knowledge that, however much power and influence these …

Who is the Best Female Director Working Today?

Every year we continue to hear stats about how women are insanely underrepresented in Hollywood (according to a recent study, over 90% of directors …

Films That Flip: A Conversation with Nebraska Director Alexander Payne

Inside Flipboard / November 15, 2013<p><i>Any time director Alexander Payne picks up a screenplay, he says he prays it’ll be The One. But rarely were his</i> …

It's hard to imagine that some of the greatest names in Hollywood today, like Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, Woody Allen, and Quentin Tarantino, …

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Apple TV Software Updated To Version 6.0.1 With Improved Stability And Performance

As it turns out, Apple isn't quite done yet putting out updates on all the things. Following a slew of major updates for its iOS and Mac apps as well …

Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2013) review: Apple's high-end laptop gets better battery life and a lower price - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The second generation of Apple's Retina-screen MacBook Pro adds internal upgrades to its Wi-Fi, Thunderbolt, SSD, graphics card and CPU. The result is a faster laptop with better battery life and a lower starting price.<p><b>The Bad</b> The changes are internal-only, and not significant enough to …