This Week’s Movies

Revolution Summer, Roxie, opens Friday. Young people looking for sex, drugs, and violent revolution wander through a predominately-white Oakland in a film allegedly set today but feeling like the early 1970's. The acting by young unknowns is uniformly excellent, especially Mackenzie Firgens in the starring role. But the slow pace, overuse of close-ups, and clumsy … Continue reading This Week’s Movies

The Best in Digital Projection

I've finally seen 4K digital projection--the cutting edge of image reproduction without film. I'm talking about an image with more than four times the resolution of the best HDTV; the technology that Imax may use to replace Imax. And my verdict: it's okay, but it didn't wow me. On Monday night I attended a special … Continue reading The Best in Digital Projection