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What Makes Saving Private Ryan's Beach Landing Scene So Brilliant

Video: Some movie scenes are unforgettable, and Steven Spielberg’s reenactment of the Normandy Landing is one of them. Every shot feels chaotic, with indiscriminate bloodshed consistent with this brutal event. But as Nerdwriter1 explains in the video below, Spielberg’s filmmaking choices are anything but random.

Australian Pirates May Be Behind Record Mass Movie Screeners Leak

Hollywood has broken two very different records this holiday season. Star Wars: The Force Awakens has become the first movie to reach US $1 billion in gross sales in just 12 days. This beats the previous record of the movie “Jurassic World” which had the additional benefit of sales from the world’s second biggest market, China. Star Wars opens in China in January and so it will likely push its sales to even more astronomical levels.

The other record however is one that the movie industry will not be so proud of.

Every James Bond Gadget In A Single 16-Minute Video

Video: After the all important tuxedo, martini and gun, if there’s one thing James Bond never travels without, it’s a good gadget. This super-cut show every gizmo that Bond has ever used.

All Of James Bond's Travel Destinations On A Single Interactive Map

James Bond gets about at bit, in more ways than one. This interactive map shows where the spy has travelled to across all the movies in the franchise to date. He must’ve used a stack of (fake) passports.

This Is What The New Ghostbusters Will Look Like

We’ve already seen what they will wear and drive, but this is the first glimpse of what the new Ghostbusters will like when they hit the screen.

If 3D Movies Make You Feel Sick, It's Likely All In Your Mind

The realism of today’s 3D blockbusters can blow audiences away. By using 3D glasses to present different images to the two eyes, stereoscopic 3D technology fools the brain into believing it is viewing a real scene rather than a flat image on a screen. Now 3D televisions enable viewers to experience the effect at home as well.

Does Pixar's Inside Out Show How Memory Actually Works?

Pixar’s newest film, Inside Out, tells the story of 11-year-old Riley and her difficulty dealing with a family move to San Francisco. The film is getting a lot of attention for its depiction of emotion and memory.

Camera Experts Designed A New Kind Of 360-Degree Rig For Jupiter Ascending

Lovely though it is in person, Chicago can seem like a grim, grey place on film. So when the Wachowskis decided to film key moments of their new movie Jupiter Ascending there, they didn’t just wait for the most beautiful light — they built a whole new type of camera to capture it.

The Birth And Evolution Of Frame Rate In Films

One of the most basic mechanisms of the motion picture is frame rate — how fast those frames of still images flicker past your eye to produce the magical effect of cinema. This video traces the history of why such values as 24, 30 or 60 frames per second came to be standard.

Riding the 4DX Rollercoaster: Cinema Screenings That Tickle All The Senses

The boast that cinema repeatedly makes is that nothing gets you closer to the action in a film than watching it on the big screen.

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