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I have been using a rather expensive remote (gyration) for my home theater for a while and one of the buttons failed. Most remotes have a conductive pad under the rubber buttons that contacts a pattern on the printed circuit board (PCB) inside to form a switch. A dirty pad or contact is the most [...]
Yesterday, Rockstar Games released the long anticipated trailer for the new Grand Theft Auto game due out in October (10/16/07).Â When I saw it, the first thing that came to mind was Koyaanisqatsi, aÂ 1982 filmÂ by Godfrey Reggio.Â In fact, the GTA IV trailer is a near replica of the film’s style, down to using the [...]
By utilizing various structural techniques, filmmakers evoke different feelings and give more depth to the content. Filmâ€™s structural elements tone the content in different ways. Content proves unappealing and ineffective without proper structure. Structure evokes emotion and gives a deeper understanding of the content by revealing, or not revealing, certain scene elements. The director creates [...]
Unless youâ€™ve been living under a rock, you mustâ€™ve heard that Apple just launched a movie download service similar to their TV download service. This came as no surprise, as Steve Jobs has been trying to strike a licensing deal with major studios for awhile now. Appleâ€™s service will probably be recognized as the beginning [...]
I finally got to see Little Miss Sunshine yesterday, at The Campus Theater in Lewisburg, PA.Â This film is another example of a well-made independent film building enough momentum via film festivals and word-of-mouth, that it could spread from limited release to wide release with a very small promotion budget (think Napolean Dynamite). Â The film [...]
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