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  • 4 years ago | Film and TV

    It hasn't been a good summer for 3-D. Amidst waning audiences and reports of some brutal eyestrain, in June DreamWorks CEO Jeffrey Katzenberg told The Hollywood Reporter, "I think 3-D is right smack in the middle of its terrible twos," as if the m...

  • 4 years ago | Art

    "A lion in your lap! A lover in your arms!" The lurid poster for Bwana Devil, the 1952 adventure film starring man-eating lions and touted as the world's first movie made in "Natural Vision 3 Dimension," launched the 3-D movie craze of the 1950s. ...

  • 6 years ago | Film and TV

    The Maine clam lives roughly nine inches below the wet surface of the coastal mudflats, where a small hole alone reveals its presence. For the clam digger slogging across the wide-open fields of muck left exposed at low tide, each step also sinks ...

  • 7 years ago | Film and TV

    The highlight of PXL This 18, the annual showcase of short videos made using the Fisher Price PXL Vision toy camera, is The Trimorphic Hypotheses, a 17-minute sci-fi landscape mystery created in spectacular “PXL-RAMA,” described as &ld...

  • 7 years ago | Film and TV

    Words that describe the work of Japanese experimental-media artist Takahiko Iimura: formalist, structuralist, poetic, hilarious, conceptual, meditative, sexual, astute, absurd, hypnotic ... The list could easily continue because the prolific artis...

  • 7 years ago | Film and TV

    Deborah Stratman’s new film, O’er the Land, takes its title from the final line of the first stanza of the National Anthem, when Francis Scott Key wondered if the flag still waved “o’er the land of the free and the home of ...

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