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Enjoy these film-related birthdays, anniversaries and trivia during our closure for upgrades.
#1 Film Venue of 2017
KODAK Reel Film
One of the Best Independent Movie Theaters in L.A.
CBS Los Angeles
A beloved venue for classic films.
Best Indie Movie Theater (2015)
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The New Beverly Cinema is a historic movie theater located in Los Angeles, California. Housed in a building which dates to the 1920s, it is one of the oldest revival houses in the region.Read More >
A handy guide to key cinema terms.
The most common sizes of film stock used to shoot, print, and present movies. 35mm is preferred for commercial film and TV shoots, with multiple stocks for select shooting conditions. 16mm is more often used for lower-budget projects, commercial and industrial shoots, and previously as a “home movie” format.
A now-dormant process which allowed for multi-channel sound reproduction in theatres using magnetic striping attached to the film print. Often vulnerable to erasure and damage due to demagnetizing and detachment through aging, requiring strict storage and handling conditions. Supplanted by Dolby Stereo, an optical process requiring less delicacy and upkeep.
This indicates the dimension of the projected image, usually measured by comparing the width to the height. For example, 1.85:1, commonly called “flat”, means the picture is 1.85 times as wide to every increment of 1 it is high, and 2.35:1, or “scope”, means the picture will be even wider.