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answered Daniel Day Lewis Quote in Last of the Mohicans
May
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comment History and reasoning behind average length of a feature film
While audience tolerance and production costs likely drive the current decade-ish cycle between shorter and longer movies, I expect the main reason for movie length to be heavily tied to live theater and play/opera performance length over a century ago. Which likely had many factors influencing it. Now I'm curious if anyone has a definitive answer... ^_^
Apr
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answered Where did Tron Legacy take place?
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comment Why do so many movies & TV shows feature recognizable, un-branded or re-branded products?
This can work to the viewer's advantage, as well. You know a plane trip isn't going to go well if you don't recognize the carrier. (NEVER fly Oceanic...) Some of these fake-brands are commonly used, as it can save prop/set creation time to use existing hardware. And it lends a sense of consistency to fictional reality. Then, of course, there's the "ordering a beer" phenomenon: cracked.com/blog/4-products-that-only-exist-in-movies_p2
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asked What rules govern how TV show opening credits are structured?
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answered In Back to the Future Part II, how could old Biff have made it back to 2015?
Jan
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comment Do contemporary cinemas really project at 25fps?
Did you ever see the TV series Connections? A LOT of things don't make much sense, until you learn they make a frightening amount of sense. You might like en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frame_rate for hard FPS numbers. Recording speed (24 or 25) likely depends where the camera was manufactured; playback speed depends on where the projector was manufactured. Converting would only take adding or dropping 2-3 flickers per second, and extending 2 single frames by 1/48 of a second (or 3 by 1/72) you likely wouldn't notice. Speeding playback by 2 seconds per minute wouldn't be really extreme, either.
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answered Do contemporary cinemas really project at 25fps?