cinema

  • H-Box looks like a BSG ship more than a theater

    H-Box looks like a BSG ship more than a theater

    Designed by Hermes to look like a 1970s space landing craft, the H-Box is a mobile cinema is traveling all around Japan right now. Unfortunately I believe all that is being shown on the screen is artsy-fartsy films and not the more appropriate film: Blade Runner Blu-ray version. More info about the tour here. Read More

  • Hands-On with the Red One

    Hands-On with the Red One

    I’m a lucky guy. As a technology journalist, Seattle is a great place to be. I get easy access to T-Mobile and Microsoft, among others. And due to the creative community in the area, there are always fun things to run into, like this Red One camera I caught up with last night on Capitol Hill. Read More

  • Malaysian Theaters Go Stealth

    Malaysian Theaters Go Stealth

    Fighting movie pirates can be hard, especially in Asia, where 7-megapixel cameraphones run rampant. So in an effort to crack down on piracy, Malaysian movie theaters have started using night-vision goggles to track down pirates. The method has been useful so far, as 17 people have been caught trying to record films in the past two months. Maybe “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead… Read More

  • Regal Cinema Hands Out Jerk Stoppers

    Regal Cinema Hands Out Jerk Stoppers

    Sweet relief! I’ve all but given up going to the movies thanks to the delightful amalgam of oversold shows, jerks on cellphones, and poor projection quality. I can get better quality on my 56-inch JVC D-ILA and upconverting DVD player – with DVDs from NetFlix and the Interwebs – than I’ll ever get at the local movie dump. Regal Entertainment Group has heard my pleas… Read More