you tube twitter facebook

Search form

Storage Survey, The File Frontier

Digital media production is a major driver of digital read more

Wanted: Tenant for one Capitol Hill movie theater, moviegoers for another

We’ve held the funeral. Now it’s time for the read more

Revisit Alfred Hitchcock's classic films in screenings around L.A.

Think of it as a Hitchcock-a-palooza.It may be the summer read more

Register of Copyrights Maria Pallente Calls for Comprehensive Copyright Reform to Adapt to the Digital World - What Is Being Proposed?

The Register of Copyrights, Maria Pallante, has made a read more

Oscars archive preserves movies for future film fans

Most films shot before 1930 have been lost forever, read more
Previous  <<  1 2 3 4 5 6  >>  Next

Weekend Warriors | Episode 5(4)

  13.05.31 2:28pm

It was a rough week for celluloid film in Chicago. After Rogert Ebert pronounced the death of film in 2011, my friend and fellow programmer Kyle Westphal (A.B. ’07) wrote, “The emulsion is on the wall, so to speak.” After last week, it seems as though the emulsion has been scraped off the wall, fed into a woodchipper, and, bloody remains (heart still beating) and all, deposited into a rusty dumpster in an alley somewhere. As usual, the accelerated elimination of this century-plus-year-old medium has less to do with a lack of energy or content, and everything to do with the relentless greasy hammer of movie-industry grifter capitalism securing yet another nail in its coffin.

 

Read the story here: http://chicagomaroon.com/2013/05/31/weekend-warriors-episode-54/