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2014 Emmy Award Nominations

In July, 2014, Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has announced the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Nominations at Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood, California. Here is the full list of the nominations that announcing by Mindy Kaling and Carson Daly.

2014 Emmy Award NominationsDRAMA SERIES
Breaking Bad (AMC)
Downton Abbey (PBS)
Game of Thrones (HBO)
House of Cards (Netflix)
Mad Men (AMC)
True Detective (HBO)

Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad)
Jeff Daniels (The Newsroom)
Jon Hamm (Mad Men)
Woody Harrelson (True Detective)
Matthew McConaughey (True Detective)
Kevin Spacey (House of Cards)

Lizzy Caplan (Masters of Sex)
Claire Danes (Homeland)
Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey)
Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife)
Kerry Washington (Scandal)
Robin Wright (House of Cards)

Jim Carter (Downtown Abbey)
Josh Charles (The Good Wife)
Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones)
Mandy Patinkin (Homeland)
Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad)
Jon Voight (Ray Donovan)

Christine Baranski (The Good Wife)
Joanne Froggatt (Downton Abbey)
Anna Gunn (Breaking Bad)
Lena Headey (Game of Thrones)
Christina Hendricks (Mad Men)
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Innocent Woman Turns Into A Warrior In Snow White and the Huntsman

Snow White and the HuntsmanThe classic fairy tale Snow White and Alice in Wonderland, may be one of your favorites. Who does not like the behavior of the funny dwarves who accompany Snow White feminine with rosy cheeks? Or follow the adventures of Alice cried in the middle of nowhere full of surprises? This classic story has created a variety of versions with red thread that is still the same. However, more recently, the phenomenon has been widespread in the later movie version of Twisted child, whether air-genre Comedy, Dark Comedy, Drama Action even that tends to dim. Not only in terms of story, some characters also have a ‘make over’ all-out. This tale was no longer fitted enjoyed by the kids!

Walt Disney produced an “Alice In Wonderland” directed by Tim Burton in  2010. This film feels more like a collection of events that recycled from the original story of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’. The main character Alice, did not escape the changes.
Alice was created re-as a young woman aged 19 years-who is being grown up, fled from the an arranged marriage toward the Wonderland. Tim Burton is known for creating the powerful theme in the film with a strange enough to give his distinctive touch with the film.The presence of artists like Helena Bonham Carter and Johnny Depp which often portray fantasy characters, capable of delivering different flavors into the film. The most prominent effect is the use of CGI (Computer-Generated Imagery) in almost every scene.

Unfortunately, because it is too focused on the sophistication of visualization so that the story becomes “normal” course, and made the audience wince because some scenes are too absurd, especially when you watch it with a little baby will asked throughout the film.

In 2012, there were two movie adaptations of the same story, the Snow White. Film The first directives Tarsem Singh titled “Mirror Mirror”. Snow White is not only portrayed as flawless women and innocent in this film, but has the expertise to play a sword and martial-arts expertise of the ‘educated’ by seven dwarves when he was exiled.

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New Movie Release: We Bought A Zoo (based on a true story)

Towards the end of 2011 a lot of interesting films outstanding, one of it are We Bought A Zoo. A comedy-drama film based on a true story raised and starring Matt Damon, Scarlett Johansson, Thomas Haden Church, Patrick Fugit, Eden Colin Ford.

The film was directed by Cameron Crowe, who was also a writer […]

Best Animated Movie At The End Of 2011 – The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of The Unicorn.

The Adventures of TintinI still remember when every evening always watch the adventures of Tintin series on the TV. A children’s film series adapted from a story book by Hergé with Tintin major figure who has crested and is always accompanied by a dog fox terrier called Snowy.

After a long time not heard about the movie and the comic adventures of tintin, then in 2011 the story of Tintin and his friends will show up the big screen by taking the title of The Adventures of Tintin. This film directed by Steven Spielberg, he is obtaining the story from The Secret of The Unicorn that published in 1977 as comic book.

The Adventures of Tintin produced by Paramount Picture that using 3D motion-capture, This technology will display the most refined three-dimensional effect and has been used on Avatar, a successful film in 2010.

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5 Holiday Movies 2011

Long holiday was coming. It is a good time for families to enjoy a holiday with lots of activities. One is by watch the movie, below five titles in the genre of comedy, action, mystery, and adventures movies are worth watching.

New Year's EveNew Year’s Eve
Cast: Halle Berry, Jessica Biel, Jon Bon Jovi, Abigail Breslin, Robert De Niro, Josh Duhamel

Directed: Garry Marshall

Written: Katherine Fugate

Release Date: Dec 9, 2011

New Year’s Eve celebrates love, hope, forgiveness, second chances and fresh starts, in the intertwining stories told amidst the pulse and promise of New York City on the most dazzling night of the year.

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OLIVE, Film That Used The Smartphone As A Video Camera

In filmmaking, we had known the camera is commonly the main equipment for capturing images. A professional camera with a large size has been already common even seen for usage. And then the technology said different, this time the video camera function had shifted to the use DSLR Cameras that have good quality. In […]

Short History of Film Editing

You should know at the beginning film history did not use editing techniques. A film made with the average duration about one minute, using one-shot scene intact without cutting process. Finally, the editing process used for the first time in a movie called Journey To The Moon (Writer and director by George Méliès). After […]

HXR-NX3D1P Has Launched By SONY

The Professional 3D Compact Camcorder HXR-NX3D1P has been launched by SONY. It is the latest addition for NXCAM series and available in Asia Pacific from July 2011 onwards.

HXR-NX3D1P will open up the world of 3D to a wider group of professional users, allowing them to create 3D footage of new […]

Major Components Of A Video Camera

All digital movie cameras comprise three main pieces: the lens, imager, and recorder. The lens gathers and focuses the lumination onto the imager, which can be in most cases a  linked item (CCD) or CMOS sensing unit IC. Lastly, the recorder will likely encode the video signal right into a mode that could be filed. Constantly, the optics and imager are classified as the HD video cameras portion.



The optics ordinarily have a single or even more configurations:

  1. aperture – deals with the quality of light
  2. zoom – regulates the degree of the field of viewpoint
  3. shutter rate – records constant action

These particular configurations are routinely regulated from the video camera‘s electronics.

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Amazing Sci-Fi Movies You Must See

Science fiction movies generally have multiple layers to the story and concentrate on political, social and philosophical issues aside from the most obvious plot. Some movies even focus on the human condition and have hopeful ideas on the direction of the evolution of humankind and the numerous species on earth and the universe. As […]