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    The Definitive Best Picture Losers

    30. Apollo 13 (1995) Lost to: Braveheart In 1995, director Ron Howard brought a true life story of hope in the face of peril and started sweeping up awards. He won the Directors Guild Award. He won the Producers Guild Award. He won the Screen Actors Guild Ensemble Award. He lost the Golden Globe Drama to […] More

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    ‘The Art of John Alvin’ Book Review

    Drew Struzan might be the name you first think of when someone mentions movie poster artist, but few can argue that the work of John Alvin is not a equally iconic. Alvin’s art has be collected in great effort into one tight package in The Art of John Alvin by his wife Andrea Alvin. The […] More

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    ‘E.T.’ / Zombie Inspired Art

    The Tumblr round-up is a compilation of images, links, posters, stories, videos and so on, taken from the Sound On Sight Tumblr account. We simply do not have the man power nor time to write articles on every interesting movie related goody we find, so this is our way of still promoting some of the stuff […] More

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    “Hey You Geeks!!” – For All Geek-Kind; An Intro

    In 1902 Georges Melies took audiences on their first trip to the Moon in his H.G. Wells inspired Le Voyage dans la lune. Sixty-seven years later, Neil Armstrong became the first man to walk on the moon. Twenty years after that, Apollo Associates released an 80 minute documentary entirely composed of NASA and astronaut shot […] More

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    ‘Super 8’ and ‘E.T.’

    After over a year of anticipation through teasers, images and speculation, J. J. Abrams’s third feature – and first original screenplay – is finally with us. Super 8 has been a source of fierce debate all weekend long, and Rick, Justine and Simon are here to settle the score. Or at least try to. Meanwhile, […] More

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    8 Reasons To Love or Hate ‘Super 8’

    Super 8 Directed by J.J.Abrams Written by J.J. Abrams 2011, USA J.J. Abrams’s secretive and highly anticipated third feature Super 8 arrived in cinemas earlier this week, and while it’s received fairly positive reviews, I was a bit shocked to learn how so many of my close friends absolutely hated the film. They say when […] More

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    Video: History of Product Placement In Movies

    Recognizable brand names have appeared in movies since the early 1920s and perhaps even before. Among the first famous silent film to feature product placement was Wings (1927), the first film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture. It contained a plug for Hershey’s chocolate. Perhaps one of the most successful movie product tie-ins […] More

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    The Art of Poster Art (Article #1)

    Posters occupy a space between art and advertising. They have a clear commercial purpose – to promote an event or product – but they also have artistic value. People buy them and hang them on their walls. Museums have whole galleries devoted to poster art. When analyzing a poster it is important that you evaluate […] More