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EMBLIDGE INSIGHT: Wesley vs. “The Hobbit” and 48 fps


By Wesley Emblidge

December 14, 2012

The way we see films is an ever changing, much debated, controversial topic. We’re in an age now where you can get any film instantly through the internet, where anyone can make a film if they have a cell phone and passion, and where film, in the most literal sense, is going away. Recently we’ve ...

“Life of Pi” Review: Ang Lee’s Massive Technical Achievement

“Life of Pi” Review: Ang Lee's Massive Technical Achievement

By Wesley Emblidge

November 21, 2012

There are a number of films coming out this year based on books that many considered unadaptable. “On the Road,” one of the less ambitious of the adaptations, failed to translate into film. “Cloud Atlas”, difficult due to the massive scope of the novel, looks incredible and is one of my m...

Two dimensions aren’t enough?

Graphic by: Jason Rasmussen

By Wesley Emblidge

December 14, 2010

In the final days of 2009, an event occurred that would cause movies to be ruined for months to come. What was it? “Avatar” was released into theaters. The film amazed millions of people as blue cat/human hybrids jumped around in trees in an obvious metaphor. Soon after, it became the highest gro...