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  • 'Flickering Empire' details Chicago's early dominance of film industry

    'Flickering Empire' details Chicago's early dominance of film industry
    "Hooray for Chicago" does not have the same zip as "Hooray for Hollywood," but at the turn of the 20th century, before there was a Hollywood, Chicago was America's epicenter for film production, distribution and exhibition. This piece of film and city history gets a long overdue telling in "Flickering Empire: How Chicago Invented the U.S. Film Industry" by Michael Glover Smith and Adam Selzer.
  • Michael Douglas to receive George Eastman Award in May

    Academy Award winner Michael Douglas will receive the George Eastman Award for his contributions to the film industry. The George Eastman House said Wednesday that the star of films including "Wall Street" and "Basic Instinct" will receive the award...

    Dazzling color films? Thank the wizards at Technicolor

    Dazzling color films? Thank the wizards at Technicolor
    Most feature films made during the Golden Age of Hollywood were in black and white, so audiences were dazzled when a movie exploded in Technicolor. The rich, flamboyant use of Technicolor in such late 1930s classics as "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,"...

    On with the show: Kodak deal with Hollywood studios ensures it will keep making movie film

    The Eastman Kodak Co. will continue to make motion picture film in the age of digital filmmaking after reaching new supply agreements with the major Hollywood studios. The Rochester-based photography and film pioneer had been in talks with the studios,...

    An in-depth visit with Orson Welles

    An in-depth visit with Orson Welles
    It was lost and now it's found, and the world of Orson Welles enthusiasts, which very much includes me, counts itself grateful and amazed. I am talking about 66 minutes of footage from an endeavor called "Too Much Johnson," which Welles shot in 1938,...