Sony BDP-S790

A quite remarkable device, this Sony sounds great, has a wonderful picture in 2D or 3D and is crammed with on-demand content including Sony’s own Movies Unlimited. Its trump card is 4K video upscaling: you may not need it yet. but you soon will.




Panasonic DMP-BDT220

It’s not the most extravagantly specified Blu-ray player around (though Panasonic’s remote-control app is a joy), but the BDT-220 has the sort of picture- and sound quality to make its price look like a misprint. And that’s our favourite kind of mistake.



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Our guest magazine «Dien Anh»

The first issue of «Dien Anh» was released in 1957. Teach mass audience to focus on issues of cinema art, to acquaint readers with the news of the national and world cinema — these are the main tasks set before our publication.

«Dien Anh» -organ Cinematographers’ Union of Vietnam and Vietnam Kinoupravleniya, published 6 times a year. Attract the attention of readers of our regular columns by which publishes articles, reports, interviews, reviews, informing about today’s cinema of socialist countries, introducing the actual problems of the theory and practice of cinema. We are happy to reprint interesting materials from the

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With six AUGUST TO SEPTEMBER FIFTH Moscow hosted a unique festival RARE MOVIE outdoors.

In 2013, Moscow became a true mecca of musical festivals, art and, of course, film, yet a little closer to her, to become a truly European cultural capital, comparable to Paris, London or Berlin. A striking kinozhizni August events in the Russian capital has become a unique festival of rare movie Empire Open Cinema, held this year for the fourth time by the magazine Empire, national kinoportala, our friends and sponsors. The festival program includes deserves close attention kinonovinki from around the globe, not yet released in cinemas in Russia.

From the previous festivals the current Empire Open Cinema

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Why Soviet Science Fiction seventies there was no chance of winning?

«He’s the same as me. Only a small and primitive, «- he said in the Soviet film» His name was Robert «humanoid robot. He was referring to the puppet clown, who wore on his hand.

It is this verbal formula has to designate inherently unequal Soviet fantasy genre fiction and literary seventies, publish in Russian at the same time. On the one hand — trёhrublёvaya rag doll. On the other hand — a complex mechanism designed to explore distant planets. Agree devilish difference.

I and my peers in

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As I was shooting a documentary film

OR HOW? I make documentary films?

— Today, documentaries — is something absolutely incredible, such a magical genre in which the most interesting intertwined realism with surrealism, the truth and fiction, real events with events staged. There are such dramatic, comic and just the incredible events that feature films can not dream. It is simply impossible to imagine. And this just something you need to tune in to the shoot, put the camera, hold your breath … and suddenly begin to happen in the frame is absolutely incredible and unusual events. In general, all the things of what constitutes

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Valeria Gai Germanicus

«Political and social issues are not interesting to me even more than the female series, which I shoot.»

Valeria Gai Germanicus turned the rustling among the media in Minsk. One she refused an interview, another — is agreed with the third limited set of answers «yes, no, I do not know.» «Big» has got a little blood. Before Eugenia Sugak

Germanicus appeared though not as good fairies, but not evil stepmother, that’s for sure.

— Leroy, you said that the lack of opportunity to take a full-fledged movie makes you so unhappy that you can not watch movies of

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A cinema for under £500

Samsung HT-F65001 Home cinema in a box £430

One-box home cinema systems have always represented value and simplicity. But finding just five speakers and a sub for £430 is tricky — let alone a set that includes a surround amp, 3D Blu-ray player and all the cables. It’s with that value in mind that we unbox the HT-F6500.

The speakers are fairly stylish and well made. Plastic dominates, but it’s solid and glossy. Less effort’s been made with the sub, which is an (admittedly relatively slim) MDF box with a sticky-out grille on the left.

Loads of on-demand content


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Mogilev on Animaevka overpowered Russian animators

The festival jury headed by Belarusian director Misha Tumelya recognized Russian animation favorites in 4 of 5 nominations. In the nomination "The best experimental film" Tape defeated Estonian animation masters "Undercover meeting."Tapes "Belarusfilm" received at the festival only notable diplomas. On "Animaevka" Belarusian studio presented four cartoons.The Festival was held in the cinema "Rodina". During the 2-hours to the celebration has not been told of the 1st Belarusian word. Byelorussian was not in advertising or announcements festival.In today’s festival audiences have seen films multipliers from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Armenia, Kazakhstan, and the Baltic States.For the first time in the festival

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Died majestic director Ingmar Bergman

Bergman in Belarus looked selected audienceIngmar Bergman was the eighty-ninth Recent years he is not shooting movies. Many even thought that this personth and dead. A live his films, because they — the true art. That news, which now came from Sweden, shook every art lover, majestic master. Says Belarusian filmmaker Alexander Karpov:Karpov: "Strawberry Fields" — the first movie that was shown us, — caused a furore. All at once it got a crush, and I do too. And then I, in fact, Growing up in a family of filmmakers had the opportunity, all his films almost swallowed. First I

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Polotsk forbade election boycott picket-2008

Filed an application for a picket of the Young Polotsk and youth BCD. Hold it they meant September 20, about cinema "Rodina". According to local activist Ales Krutkin, on the square in front of the cinema hall was planned to deploy a banner "Boycott-2008" also distribute leaflets about the need to boycott the elections — first as the vote count is not bona fide.Polotsk City Executive Committee responded that just on the scheduled day and time of the picket in the cinema "Rodina" will be a children’s film session, and because of opposition youth initiative can make inconvenience to guests.

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