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Special Effects on the Body

June 2, 2018

Movies are often viewed as the perfect way to relax: You sit in a comfy seat, eat some popcorn and tune out for two hours.But there’s a lot more to cinema than simply entertainment. Movies affect your brain and body in ways you may not be able to detect. “Because many films transmit ideas through […]

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The Movies look so Terrible

May 10, 2018

Why, then, do so many of the movies look so terrible? This particular night “Limitless,’’ “Win Win,’’ and “Source Code’’ all seemed strikingly dim and drained of colors. “Jane Eyre,’’ a film shot using candles and other available light, appeared to be playing in a crypt. A visit to the Regal Fenway two weeks later […]

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The 3-D lens for 2-D Showings

April 11, 2018

The answer is that it takes time, it costs money, and it requires technical know-how above the level of the average multiplex employee. James Bond, a Chicago-based projection guru who serves as technical expert for Roger Ebert’s Ebertfest, said issues with the Sonys are more than mechanical. Opening the projector alone involves security clearances and […]

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