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Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2

Sunrise on the Snake River, Grand Teton National Park. Nikon D750, Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD G2 @ 24mm. Exposure: 2 secs., ƒ/22, ISO 100.In …

Cameras

The day Alfred Hitchcock spoke one deeply enigmatic word to me

It’s summer 1966 in Cambridge, and a Q&A with the great director takes an enigmatic twist<p>In the summer of 1966, when I was a second year undergraduate at Cambridge, Alfred Hitchcock came to give a question and answer session in the Lady Mitchell Hall, and to screen his “favourite film” <i>Shadow of a</i> …

Alfred Hitchcock

6 Reasons You Need a 135mm f/2 Lens

Image quality, weight and value for money. We have come to accept that most lenses are strong in only one or two of these three factors, which I …

The 3 Best Movies Of 2017

This has not been a good year for movies. I don’t think next year is going to be a miracle year, either, so let’s remember and reflect on the good …

Maltin on Movies #159: Mark Evanier

Pop culture guru, comedy and animation writer, Jack Kirby biographer, and all-around good guy Mark Evanier joins Leonard to talk about one of their …

Star Wars fan video updates Obi-Wan and Darth Vader lightsaber battle with intense twist

There are many virtues to <i>Star Wars: A New Hope</i>. More than 40 years after its release, George Lucas’ original film remains the gold standard for what …

10 things to watch on Netflix this Boxing Day

<b>After all the organised chaos of Christmas Day, Boxing Day can often be the chance for us to truly sit back, relax and stuff our faces with the</b> …

Watch ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi,’ Then Watch These Movies

Recommendations that inspired Rian Johnson in the making of ‘Episode VIII’ and more.<p>Another <i>Star Wars</i> movie brings with it many influences and …

Here Are the First 6 Books You Should Read In 2018 | Inc.com

If you love lists, December is a fun month to browse the internet. These lists usually take one of two forms: You're looking back on the previous year or eyeing the horizon for the year to come.<p>Some of the lists in the rearview mirror are autopsies. Here's what went wrong or the biggest flame …

Self-improvement

Six of the Best Movie Shots of All Time

Personally, I think that even if we're not all aspiring to be the next Spielberg, good films can be tremendously instructive for both videographers …

Famous Chinese ‘Rooftopper’ Falls to Death from 62-Story Building

A well-known Chinese ‘rooftopping’ photographer fell to his death from the top of a 62-story skyscraper after the stunt he was attempting went …

The startup that was supposed to help Best Buy offer gadget rentals has shut down

Lumoid is closing its doors after four-and-a-half years.<p>Lumoid, an e-commerce startup that rented out cameras, drones and fitness trackers, and which recently inked a partnership with Best Buy, has shut down, the company’s founder announced in a Facebook post.<p>The startup graduated from the Y …

Mod gives Google's Home Mini speaker its 'missing' line-out jack

For many, Google's Home Mini speaker has one key disadvantage over Amazon's Echo Dot: there's no line-out jack. If you want more powerful sound without buying a higher-priced model, you have to stream to a Chromecast-equipped speaker system. However, that didn't deter SnekTek -- the site has added …

Imgur’s take on Snapchat Stories is for people who really love GIFs

Imgur, the hugely popular photo and GIF sharing site with over 250 million users, is the latest to board the ephemeral storytelling train.<p>Like the ‘stories’ feature inside Snapchat and Facebook/Instagram, which has cloned the heck of Snapchat, Imgur has moved into lean-back content with the arrival …

Artist Steals Entire Set of Images for Use Within a $15,000 Commissioned Installation

Given the power of the Internet, if you steal someone’s work it’s almost inevitable you’ll be outed for your crimes eventually. And that’s exactly …

Pictures of the Week 12.7.17

Winter Sports

Break Time

Waiting for a bus.<p>Resting for a while, thinking of nothing, or just about what really matters.<p>Days go by. Sitting down and wondering about everyday life. Dodging the routine, the absurd.<p>In short, a break time.<p>The real world? Often there is fear, chaos. Or boredom.<p>Everywhere there are screens, like …

Stunning Candid Street Photos of Tokyo by RK

<b>RK</b> is a talented self-taught photographer, iphoneographer, graphic designer and DJ currently based in Tokyo, Japan. RK started photography four years …

Photography

Script Analysis for Directors Masterclass

Description<p>The film director’s journey begins with the screenplay. How we connect with and gain insight into the story on the page greatly influences …

Stranger Things season 3 might not debut until 2019

The Duffer brothers are currently writing Season 3<p>Did you finish the latest season of Netflix’s <i>Stranger Things</i> and are impatient to see what happens next? You might have to wait a bit longer than expected: in a new interview with <i>Variety</i>, David Harbour says that the next season might not premiere on …

Boston Society Of Film & New York Film Critics Online Announce Award Winners For 2017

As we inch closer to the end of the year, more critics groups across the country are releasing their winners for 2017. The Boston Society of Film …

The new ‘Star Wars’ might not suck, says Twitter

“The Last Jedi” premiered this weekend and the attendees took to Twitter to rave about it.<p>“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” premiered this weekend to a rush of praise online. Reviewers and industry professionals hit Twitter to express their appreciation for the latest movie in the science fiction saga. …

Videos: Top 10 Dumbest Movie Villain Decisions

This is a new video from WatchMojo that lists the top 10 dumbest movie villain decisions. While most villains are brilliant and evil, we all know …

18 Underrated Sci-Fi Movies From 2017

If nothing else, 2017 has been a truly great year for science fiction and fantasy films. While many have been major motion pictures that no one could …

James Cameron FINALLY Explains Why Jack Didn’t Fit on the Door in “Titanic”

It’s been just under 20 years since the release of the beloved film, <i>Titanic</i>, but there’s one question that still plagues viewers to this day: Why didn’t Rose make room for Jack on the door? Earlier this month, a group of teen girls used math to try and prove that she could have saved her one true …

‘Avengers 4’ Will Feature Something ‘Never Seen’ Before In A Superhero Movie

<i>Justice League</i> is currently the second highest-grossing movie in the country (although that doesn’t mean it’s not a commercial disappointment), but talk has already shifted away from DC, thanks to <i>Vanity Fair</i>‘s “Secrets of the Marvel Universe” cover story. The article is full of noteworthy details …

Quentin Tarantino Explains Why He Thinks The Video Store Experience Was More Beneficial Than Netflix

Quentin Tarantino believes in the power of a good recommendation. And back-of-box marketing materials. He also believes in one’s sense of ownership and pride when it comes to the long-gone days of renting videos at a store. Thanks to Netflix and the general streaming video boom that’s left …

Televisions

Guillermo del Toro Wants You to Appreciate the Craftsmanship of George Miller and Michael Mann

The director explains why he is going to hold two-week interviews with Mann and Miller during his sabbatical year.<p>Guillermo del Toro is currently …

Mad Max

David Fincher Has An Update On That World War Z Sequel

David Fincher has opened up about directing the forthcoming World War Z sequel.The Mindhunter executive producer announced he was taking over sequel …

David Fincher

‘Avengers 4’ Just Cast A Blast From The Marvel Past

<i>Avengers 4</i> keeps adding to its cast, and a recent addition has fans totally stunned. The new casting is definitely a blast from the past, as <i>Avengers …