Tag: Film

Titanic Superfan Points Out Amazing Unnoticed Historical Easter Egg in Film

A Titanic fan has pointed out an unnoticed Easter egg in the 1997 film, which has blown away viewers.

J. Bruce Ismay is the focus of the Easter egg—the chairman of White Star Line which owned the Titanic ship. Ismay is depicted throughout the film and features in one very specific scene.

Over the years, Ismay has become the centre of rumours surrounding his part in the ship’s sinking, although he has remained adamant that he was simply aboard the Titanic as a passenger, and had no say in its running.

In particular, rumours swirled that Ismay pressured the ship’s

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Photographer Recreates Large Format Film Look with a Digital Camera

Ukrainian photographer Olexiy Shportun has created an image capture device that combines a digital camera with a system that resembles a large format film camera to produce dreamy, bokeh-rich still-life photos and portraits.

Shportun’s full camera system is huge and slow to use by modern standards, but it allows him to achieve images that have a shallow depth of field and dreamy quality that bypasses what would normally not be possible through more conventional capture methods.

He says that his idea was to create a digital version of an analog large format photo, but avoid the color photo process associated

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Val Kilmer’s personal home movies to premiere at Cannes Film Festival

Val Kilmer’s personal home movies have been transformed into a documentary that will premiere at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.

Throughout his career, the actor has amassed hundreds of hours of film and videotape that were stored in boxes stacked up in a garage, The Hollywood Reporter revealed on Monday. It features footage the 61-year-old made as a child with his brothers Mark and Wesley while growing up in the Los Angeles suburb of Chatsworth.

According to the outlet, Wesley, known as the director among the trio, passed away weeks before Kilmer became the youngest person at the time to

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Enderby Entertainment’s Pandemic Film ‘Zero Contact’ To Premiere On New NFT Platform Vuele

Enderby Entertainment’s pandemic pic Zero Contact (formerly called 92) with Anthony Hopkins (The Father) will premiere on new NFT platform Vuele later this summer, possibly the first time a feature-length film — versus, say, a basketball highlight clip — is offered for sale as a so-called non-fungible token.

Vuele, which means to be a direct-to-consumer NFT viewing and distribution platform, was formed last month amid a cryto-NFT craze. It will let users buy exclusive, limited edition films and collector content to watch, collect, sell and trade on the platform, which is a partnership between fintech firm

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Singing celebrities make film urging Britons to get Covid jab | Coronavirus

Celebrities including the comedian David Walliams and actor Jim Broadbent have called on their fellow Britons to “get back to the rhythm of life”, by getting vaccinated against Covid.

In the film, which is to the tune of a song from the 1966 musical Sweet Charity, Broadbent enters an empty theatre before celebrities including Walliams, actors Asa Butterfield, Colin Salmon, Derek Jacobi and Don Warrington, and singer Nicola Roberts take the stage to perform the song.

Before the launch, Little Britain co-creator Walliams said: “The NHS has done an absolutely fantastic job rolling out Covid-19 vaccines at such speed and,

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Is The Forever Purge the Last Film in the Franchise?

Still from The Forever Purge

Still from The Forever Purge
Image: Universal Pictures

On July 2, Universal Pictures dropped the fifth Purge film: The Forever Purge.

Franchise creator James DeMonaco directed the first three films, The Purge, The Purge: Anarchy, and The Purge: Election Year, but is the screenwriter for all five films, including The First Purge and The Forever Purge. DeMonaco has kept his films adjacent to what’s happening in real life, and The Forever Purge is no different. When talking with EW, the director expressed wanting to add an extra element to the newest film.

“No joke, I

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Film room: Analyzing Duke men’s basketball forward Bates Jones

Ahead of Coach K’s final season, Duke men’s basketball is bringing in several new players to Durham. In this series, we analyze film on each of the Blue Devils’ new signees and transfers for the 2021-22 season.

He may not be the most notable member of his family in Duke athletics history, but Bates Jones will still have a role for Blue Devil men’s basketball—albeit a fairly small one.

The younger brother of former Duke quarterback Daniel and the older brother of women’s soccer goalie Ruthie, Jones enters the fray after a four-year career at Davidson. The 6-foot-8 forward started

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Film shot in Grand Rapids to premiere this weekend

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The silver screen of Hollywood will shine brightly in Grand Rapids this weekend.

Grand Rapids native, Josh Sikkema, who currently lives in Los Angeles, California, is premiering a film that was shot and directed in the streets of his home city.

“I got to hire all my friends, which was incredible, even a lot of my friends who are now in L.A. are from West Michigan. We really got to rally together, we all flew out here and it was a long process. It was eight months to just make a short film. It takes

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Paxton staffer resigns after being pushed to film at border without security

A press secretary with the Texas Attorney General’s Office has resigned, claiming her security concerns were ignored when she was ordered to make a trip to the Mexico border to produce informational videos for the agency.

Kayleigh Lovvorn Date, who had been employed by the communications office for about five years, said in a formal complaint obtained by Hearst Newspapers that she had been asked in May to film video interviews of property owners in Brackettville, east of Del Rio, without a security detail or protective gear.

In her complaint, Date noted that First Assistant Attorney General Brent Webster,

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Spielberg’s Film Company to Partner with Netflix

Award-winning American film director Steven Spielberg has just signed a new deal with Netflix. The movie streaming service is joining forces with Spielberg’s production company, Amblin Partners, to make several films each year. The partnership is a big step for Netflix as it faces competition from other streaming services.

The deal announced Monday does not specifically include any movies that Spielberg will direct himself. For example, in December, he will release the musical film “West Side Story” with Disney’s company 20th Century Studios. Amblin also has a separate deal with Universal Pictures for film releases.

In a statement, Spielberg said

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