Monthly Archives: August 2011

2011 Summer Film Series coming to a close.

We’re almost done with the summer films here at the Paramount, but we’re going out in style. Our last two titles of the year are epically epic, maybe the ultimate Texas tale in GIANT and the beloved classic GONE WITH … Continue reading

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2001 and Kubrick Cinemagraphs.

One of my favorite trends in the online film world this year has been the explosion of cinemagraphs, animated gifs illustrating small motions in film. Today this great collection of cinemagraphs from Kubrick films has been making the rounds, and … Continue reading

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70mm week comes to the Paramount

70mm projection is pretty much the best film going experience around (ask Christopher Nolan and Paul Thomas Anderson who are resurrecting the nearly dormant format), and this week we are celebrating some of the best ever shot or projected in … Continue reading

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New Wave Weekend.

If you’ve seen me introduce a film this summer or read one of the program notes I wrote, there’s about an 80% chance you saw me reference Jean-Luc Godard or the French New Wave (I’m a little obsessed). So if … Continue reading

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El Tren is Fantasma!

This Saturday (8/13) at the theatre is one of the coolest and most unique events we have going on all summer! Michael Ramos will be performing his new score for the Mexican silent film El Tren Fantasma along with his … Continue reading

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Shining!

My favorite horror film, THE SHINING, plays the next two days at the theatre. Which gives me an excuse to post this classic re-cut trailer, which points out how powerful editing and music are in establishing a film’s tone. And … Continue reading

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