Tag Archives: Black Swan

One Man’s Opinion: My Top Ten Films of 2010

Yes, yes, I know: this is nothing more than a game. For one thing, a few of these movies aren’t technically from 2010. Many are from the prior year, having only just made it to America’s shores now. Some played … Continue reading

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The Shattered Soul

There’s a question at the center of Black Swan (opening today at Richmond’s Bow Tie Cinemas), and it’s a curious one. My initial impression was that this ballet film would ask us to consider the nature of art, and most specifically: … Continue reading

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The Revelation of Ultra 16mm

Introduction 16mm has gone through many wonderful changes over the years.  It was originally created in 1923 by Kodak as an amateur format, but today it holds its own as a professional gauge right along side 35mm and 65mm.  No longer restrained to industrial, … Continue reading

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