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BBC Starts Trials of Streaming UHD and HDR Content via iPlayer

BBC is starting online trials of Ultra HD HDR content in the U.K. through its online media service, BBC iPlayer. Beginning...

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Creativity

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Editor Joe Walker on Cutting Arrival

Denis Villeneuve's new film Arrival plays with language in myriad forms: literal, intellectual, oral, emotional, visual,...

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Business

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Planar Systems to Buy NaturalPoint and OptiTrack for $125 Million

Video display systems specialist Planar Systems is acquiring optical-tracking technology company NaturalPoint, which makes...

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Dec 8 Hitchcock & De Palma Split Screen Bloodbath

Dutch director Peet Gelderblom finds that a single Hitchcock sequence — the shower murder from Psycho — resonates across Brian De Palma's entire career in this split-screen video essay. (Of course it's NSFW.) You may remember Gelderblom as the guy who made a fan re-edit of Raising Cain th…

Dec 7 Lunch Atop a Skyscraper: The Story Behind the 1932 Photo

Time takes a look at the circumstances behind those famous photographs of Rockefeller Center construction workers enjoying their lunch perched on a narrow beam 800 feet over Manhattan — including a glimpse at the photographers who took them. 

Dec 6 The 25 Best Films of 2016: A Video Countdown

Film critic David Ehrlich once again creates a montage of movie moments from his 25 favorite films of the year, set to a backing track of songs used in the year's film releases.

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