My Visits With Andre

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Over the years, I have been privileged to have met and interacted with many great movie directors. Among them, Mervyn LeRoy, Raoul Walsh, William Wyler, George Pal, Sydney Pollack, Alan J. Pakula, Arthur Penn, Lamont Johnson, Michael Ritchie, Brian De Palma, Melvin Frank, Frank Perry, Joan Micklin Silver, William Castle, Graeme Ferguson, Greg MacGillivray, James… [Continue Reading]

A Fond Farewell to the Damsel Who Distressed the Creature From the Black Lagoon

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Julie Adams (10/17/1926 – 2/3/2019) won not only the Creature’s heart, but the hearts of all of her fans not only in over fifty feature films and hundreds of television episodes, but also live theater and book signing appearances over the years. Not to surprising, but certainly just as sad, Julie Adams, the beauty from… [Continue Reading]

Awarded IMAX Filmmaker Toni Myers Dies at 75

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3D Photo: The late Ray Zone with IMAX co-founder Graeme Ferguson and Toni Myers in 2006. Former NASA astronaut Tom Jones on his Twitter account paid tribute to Toni Myers as an “Imax genius.” “The first film on shuttle I recall seeing Toni’s “The Dream is Alive,” blew me away. I wanted to be a… [Continue Reading]

1954 – Sixty Five Years Ago

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3D had a wild ride all through 1953. As 1953 began, 3D and Bwana Devil was all the talk. Every movie studio rushed to cash in as soon as possible. Of The 16,000 movie theaters, many hundred paid for the upgrades necessary to project 3D, other theaters waited and others would soon upgrade for wide… [Continue Reading]

Creature From The Black Lagoon Approaches 65

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As the Creature approaches sixty-five and plans to sign up for medicare, there are no signs of him slowing down, he is more popular than ever. Collectors love the film, a one sheet poster recently sold for $24 thousand and even the re-issue posters are demanding top-dollar. Any of the eight lobby cards are selling… [Continue Reading]

Dash In Or Dash Out?

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It should come as no surprise that in this day and age of 140 character maximum tweets and the world of Internet acronyms that the dash is being thrown out of 3-D. Dr. Andrew J. Woods of the Centre for Marine Science & Technology, Curtin University, Perth, Australia pointed out that the dash may be… [Continue Reading]

3D-Con 2017

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3D-Con 2017 in August in Irvine, CA. 3d-con.com Here is a run down of some of the events happening in Irvine, Ca during 3D-Con 2017. More events, including speakers and panels are being confirmed and scheduled. Keep an eye on 3d-con.com for updates. 3D-Con returns to Southern California for its 43rd year. The National Stereoscopic… [Continue Reading]

The Simple Carnival

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The new Simple Carnival album ‘Smitten’ was anything but simple. The critically acclaimed power pop project The Simple Carnival releases its third and unfortunately final album ‘Smitten’ on February 14, 2017 through Sundrift Productions. Seven years in the making, Smitten is eleven tracks of meticulously-crafted power pop bliss. It’s as if Steely Dan, Fleetwood Mac,… [Continue Reading]

12th Annual LA 3-D Movie Festival

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12th Annual LA 3-D Movie Festival Announces 2015 Dates Festival to feature program of international 3-D short films 3-D SPACE is pleased to announce the dates for the 12th Annual LA 3-D Movie Festival, to be held on Saturday December 12th and Sunday, December 13th, 2015, at the Downtown Independent Theater. The festival will showcase a… [Continue Reading]

GSCA 2015 Film Expo and Filmmaker Symposium

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GSCA 2015 Film Expo and Filmmaker Symposium The Giant Screen Cinema Association (GSCA) 2015 Film Expo and Filmmaker Symposium will be held in Los Angeles on March 9-12. Giant Screen filmmakers continue to embrace 3-D films, which is evident in the films, films in development, films in production and the special symposium for filmmakers. Included… [Continue Reading]

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