What Is ‘Fake HDR,’ and Should You Buy HDR Blu-rays?

by Tim Brookes High-dynamic-range (HDR) video is taking off in a big way. Some of your favorite movies are already available with enhanced color and brightness, and look even better than they did in their original theatrical releases. But some remasters have caused critics to cry foul, igniting a debate around technical capability and artistic […]

Streaming Trivia.

In honor of Peacock’s launch, here’s a quiz on the streaming wars. We’ll give you a TV show, you have to determine the streaming platform it calls home. If you get a seven or more you watch too much TV. Example: Stranger Things = Netflix Avatar: The Last Airbender Most Dangerous Game Parks and Recreation […]

The 50 Best Travel Films of All Time

by CNT Editors Get ready for some serious inspiration—and some serious binge-watching. It’s arguable that, more than any other piece of pop-culture ephemera, movies have the power to transport—to sweep you away on a European adventure (Before Sunrise), cross an African desert (Out of Africa), even send you to the never-before-seen Paradise Falls (Up). These […]

Who is the worlds best actor, objectively?

Q. Who is the worlds best actor, objectively? answered by Ashley Land, Most viewed writer. Connoisseur of movies In my opinion? I can think of two people. And this is my opinion based on their range, how believable their performances are, how much effort they put in, etc. First, Timothy Olyphant. This man can do […]

Didn’t even think about it.

Q. Why did Harrison Ford become such a movie superstar post-Star Wars despite limited acting range, while co-stars Hamill and Fisher simply faded away? answered by Jon Mixon, Well over 13,000 movies by now. While I have to agree with the other answers that stated that Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill didn’t “fade away”, their […]

Today’s Birthday (Oct 2)

Dame Julia Elizabeth Andrews (1935) Andrews is a British actress and singer best known for her roles in films such as The Sound of Music and Mary Poppins, for which she won an Academy Award. However, she was first a Broadway musical star. She made her London debut at age 12 in a revue and […]

What is the most viewed movie of all time?

James Kwon Lee, Film Writer-Director-Producer The answer will shock you. It shocked me when I first studied movie history. First of all, the most viewed film is not Avatar (2009) or Titanic (1997). Those two films set the box office record for “highest grossing film worldwide”—but highest grossing does not mean most viewed. The average […]

A Blast from the Past…

Movie Review by  Roger Ebert, “The Princess Bride” begins as a story that a grandfather is reading out of a book. But already the movie has a spin on it, because the grandfather is played by Peter Falk, and in the distinctive quality of his voice we detect a certain edge. His voice seems to contain […]