Category Archives: Film

The fight to save 35mm.

I think 35mm film is the most beautiful thing in the world. There’s a magic, a real powerful sense of alchemy that comes from watching light projected through a strip of 35mm film at 24 frames per second. You can … Continue reading

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AMIA screenings at the Paramount.

We have some amazing screenings happening here at the Paramount Saturday night in conjuction with the Association of Moving Image Archivists’s annual conference taking place in Austin this year. All are free and open to the public! 9:00am – We … Continue reading

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Fall/Winter Film preview.

I’ve just returned from a couple fall film festivals (the fantastic Philadelphia and AFI fests), and if what I’ve seen at festivals is any indication, we’re going to have a great fall/winter for movies. Here are my five picks for … Continue reading

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Austin Film Festival Picks.

It’s fall festival season again, and the Austin Film Festival will be at the theatre starting this Thursday, October 20! Here are a few of my picks for the fest: 1. MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE (10/20, Paramount Theatre): The newest … Continue reading

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Halloween at the Paramount Theatre.

We’ve got a mini-series of some of the great horror films playing in 35mm at the theatre this October 28-30. From Wolfmen to Zombies, come to our haunted house (seriously!) for a scary good time. Additionally come in costume or donate a bag … Continue reading

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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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