The story below was originally published on Theo’s Roundtable, for which I am contributing writer. Believe it or not, some of my fondest memories have taken place inside movie theaters. I know, I know—me, Mr. Death to All Theaters, has fond memories of movie theaters. But it’s true. My fondest of all? The time I almost threw [...]

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The story below was originally published on Theo’s Roundtable, for which I am contributing writer. The editor’s letter in this month’s Maximum PC magazine dealt with the notion that PC fans had to “take back the messaging.” In editor Gordon Mah Ung’s letter, he talked about how phrasing and buzz words had effectively changed the PC landscape, arguably [...]

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The following article was written by famed theater designer Theo Kalomirakis in response to my article from earlier in the week entitled Everything Zen – Fewer Distractions, Not More Technology, Is What’s Needed In Home Theater. As many of you may know I’ve started writing for Theo’s new website, Theo’s Roundtable, during which time Theo and [...]

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The following post has been brewing for some time and is a direct result of several conversations that I’ve had with Michael Gaughn, editor of Theo’s Roundtable. Michael has been kind enough to help me with this post so I wanted to take this opportunity to thank him and to encourage you all to read [...]

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The story below was originally published on Theo’s Roundtable, for which I am contributing writer. Lately, there has been a lot of chatter here on Theo’s Roundtable about the death of cinema and how home theater has reached a point where it’s begun to overtake commercial cinemas in terms of relevance. I’ve even contributed to such [...]

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The story below was originally published on Theo’s Roundtable, for which I am contributing writer. With all this talk about technology lately, it can be easy to forget that none of it—not one pixel—matters if the content is crap. I’ll admit it’s easy to get wrapped up in all this new technology and all the press [...]

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The story below was originally published on Theo’s Roundtable, for which I am contributing writer. Roughly four years ago—this month, actually—I had a conversation with a gentleman that would follow me to this day. The gentleman was a high-ranking individual with one of the premier theater chains. We were discussing the theatrical release of my first [...]

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The story below was originally published on Theo’s Roundtable, for which I am contributing writer. Streaming, when discussing it amongst true believers—aka home theater enthusiasts—seems to be a four-letter word. They don’t like streaming because it represents a compromise in both audio and video quality. While they may be right in their assertions, they’re failing to see [...]

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The story below was originally published on Theo’s Roundtable, for which I am contributing writer. With so much attention being paid to pixels nowadays, it’s easy to overlook arguably the more influential part of what makes a film feel cinematic—its aspect ratio. An aspect ratio is merely the relationship between an image’s width and height. Most of today’s HDTVs [...]

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Filmography

 April Showers (2009)

Genre: Drama
Studio: WarnerVOD
Written/Directed by: Andrew Robinson
Produced by: Jenna Edwards, April Wade
Starring: Kelly Blatz, Daryl Sabara, Janel Parrish, Ellen Woglom, Illeana Douglas and Tom Arnold