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Variety: Venice Film Review: Downsizing – Lots of good reviews for this film coming out of Venice.
RibbonFarm: A Beginner’s Guide to Immortality – If your life was a movie, how would you like being stuck in Groundhog Day?
— Matt Singer (@mattsinger) August 29, 2017
BBC News: Has Star Wars reached peak prequel? – Time will tell if Rogue One turns out to be the pinnacle. Somehow I doubt it.
Hollywood Reporter: Summer Box Office Suffers Historic Decline in U.S. – I’m pretty sure it is actually within the normal range of variation. Let’s see what the numbers are at the end of the year.
No Film School: Final Death Comes to Final Cut 7 – RIP. Seems like the Final Cut X transition pushed a lot of younger editors to Premiere. Feature films and major TV productions are still mainly Avid MediaComposer.
TrueFilm subreddit: Michael Haneke’s recurring names – Ingmar Bergman did the same thing with his character names: Anna, Karin, Henrik, Marianne, David, Isak.
YOUR WEEKLY WISDOM:
Assistant Camera People! I am reading your camera reports and using the info. Bless that boring work. Love, Editorial
— Making the Movie (@makingthemovie) September 5, 2017