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Dreams, Destiny and Design. Words that represent both action and outcome if we consider that to reach our destiny, we must first dream and then design a way. And, if our dream is indeed our destiny, which came first, that destiny or the dream? Those who achieve their goals don’t…

Unleashing the Emotion of Unbroken

Kaleidescape Curator Notes  While grapevines easily thrive in fertile soil, producing abundant bunches of fruit, the resulting wine is typically weak in flavor and lacking in longevity. But plant vines in a difficult environment, like steep rocky hillsides, and their roots will dig deep to find sustenance. Fewer grapes will…

Dreams Do Come True

Dreams. Vision. Destiny.  Twenty years in the making, the story of this private cinema has a little of them all. “When we bought our home, it included the space for it,” recalls the homeowner and private cinema client “We always envisioned that happening.” In the meantime, a young family with…

Unsung Heroes

Have you ever stayed in your seat and watched the credits after a movie?  Sometimes it is just a good strategy to let the crowds clear, sometimes we just want to stay in the moment after a particularly impactful closing scene, sometimes we want to know who played a particular…

A Private Cinema Tasting Flight of Oscar Nominated Movie Scenes

This year’s Oscar nominees are amazing examples of cinematic art, but for the experience nonpareil, the best location to enjoy them is in your high-performance private cinema. From thrilling action scenes to larger-than-life musical numbers, the following scenes will be experienced to their utmost potential and will clearly illustrate the…

Art Connoisseurship in a Digital World

Collecting art has long been a passion for those who wish to own and display a piece of work that captures emotional and intellectual connections. Perhaps the work or artist evokes strong positive memories, or they feel the piece speaks to the design, mood and aesthetic of their home.  The…

Message from the Publisher

The story of private cinema is in some ways like that of the movies.  Seemingly out of the ether, both phenomena reached lofty heights, rather quickly. Private cinema and film share much common ground. One commonality is that film, like private cinema is experiential.  The great ones are so judged…

5 Shadows in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

How Silence Enhances the Audio and Visual Fear Factor in A Quiet Place

If silence rules in A Quiet Place, this movie breaks all the rules, delivering a multitude of amazing demo scenes. The movie masterfully highlights the true impact sound has on storytelling. The irony: it’s the absence of sound that makes this movie great. The lack of sound, in some cases,…

A QUIET PLACE

The Tale of Two Cinemas

“I get more excitement” is the owner’s response when asked why excellence over compromise is worth the effort to pursue in those things he loves.  The question posed to the owner of not one but two Paradise Theaters is particularly relevant.  A consummate connoisseur of a life well-lived, he exudes…

5 Shadows in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

The Immersive Environment

Have you ever been so drawn into a film that you forgot you were sitting in a cinema? That transportive experience, known as “the willing suspension of disbelief”, is ultimately the goal of every filmmaker. An artistic work has done its job when it is able to pull the audience…

2nd Time Around - Atherton, California

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