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Vol. 1 Issue 4 September 2022

The Cinema Connoisseur, Edition 4, September 2022

From the Publisher

The community of private cinema connoisseurs is akin to a tapestry. A complex weave of many threads, diverse themes, scenes, and stories, in some way united. The more we look the more there is to see. Creatives with messages, arts, and emotions to share. Technicians with innovation, unimaginable futures to…

Captain Marvel Delivers Cosmic Colors and a Sonic Punch

Kaleidescape Curator Notes  Remember when superhero movies used to be fun?  For the past two decades, most entries in this genre have trended toward gritty, dark-themed films where main characters struggle under the weight of their responsibilities and antagonists are (almost) sympathetic, at least in their motivations. We’ve come a…

The Minema, A Cinema Story

The origin of any cinema story may differ, depending on who is asking and who is telling. In fact, there may be many beginnings from an owner’s point of view as the owner of The Minema points out. “This was a convergence of several long-term interests,” he muses. “I have…

Immersive Music, A Connoisseur’s Experience and Insight

FORWARD As a musician, the term immersive music seems redundant. All music is immersive and should be presented that way. Unfortunately, for many today, music is not experienced immersively. The sensation of being in an ensemble, performances in intimate venues, or great halls is unknown to many. Immersive audio technology…

John Williams: Endlessly Inspiring

Film, the seventh art, the superb art of storytelling, finds itself nearing the end of one of its finest episodes; The story of a master storyteller with a language all his own. John Williams has hinted that at 90, Indiana Jones, Episode 5, might be his final film score. For…

Why Mentorship Matters

A Legacy of Leadership: The Importance of Mentoring in Hollywood FORWARD I first became aware of Norma Garcia-Muro when she joined Kaleidescape as Vice President of Marketing. As I read about her career and accomplishments in “the industry”, as we refer to the movie and entertainment business, I thought about…

CEDIA Expo 2022

THE CINEMA CONNOISSEUR AT CEDIA EXPO 2022 Don’t miss The Cinema Connoisseur at CEDIA and Beyond! Sam Cavitt has been invited to participate in panel discussions, technology and design presentations and private cinema talks at CEDIA Expo 2022. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28THCEDIA Education Panel Discussion – Ask the Expert: Video Performance…

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