Category: Filmmaker

Obama Doc Filmmaker Quotes Communist Manifesto: ‘Workers of the World Unite!’
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Obama Doc Filmmaker Quotes Communist Manifesto: ‘Workers of the World Unite!’

The filmmaker for a President Barack Obama-produced documentary quoted the famous rallying cries of the Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and the Soviet Union during her acceptance speech. During her acceptance speech for winning Best Documentary, Julia Reichert quoted Marx’s famous “Workers of the world unite” chant. “Working people have it harder and harder these days—and…

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Why your next TV needs ‘filmmaker mode’
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Why your next TV needs ‘filmmaker mode’

TVs this year will ship with a new feature called “filmmaker mode,” but unlike the last dozen things the display industry has tried to foist on consumers, this one actually matters. It doesn’t magically turn your living room into a movie theater, but it’s an important step in that direction. This new setting arose out…

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“Filmmaker Mode” will automatically turn off all the dumb motion smoothing and noise reduction on new TVs
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“Filmmaker Mode” will automatically turn off all the dumb motion smoothing and noise reduction on new TVs

Most people don’t adjust the settings on their TV after they buy it. Most newer TVs, meanwhile, come with a bunch of random junk turned on by default; things like motion smoothing that makes epic movies look like soap operas, or noise reduction that can wash out details and make an actor’s skin look cyborg-y.…

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