why do you guys still use film?

Discussion in '35mm Cameras' started by Mike Henley, May 20, 2004.

  1. Mike Henley

    Bob Hickey Guest

    Without a doubt, Eyes wide Shut was one of the worst movies ever
    made. Horrible. Bob Hickey
    Bob Hickey, May 22, 2004
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  2. I did here the title described the best way to watch it !
    Tony Parkinson, May 22, 2004
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  3. Mike Henley

    Alan Browne Guest

    I doubt that very much, but if you can present proof I'd be, er,
    fascinated... yeah, yeah, fascinated.

    Many images of here were drawn and/or painted.
    B.S.! We considered the life span of 9 track to be 5 years, and most
    tapes were rotated through on a yearly basis for re-write.

    That's important. <straight face>
    Alan Browne, May 22, 2004
  4. Mike Henley

    Alan Browne Guest

    Hmm. For watever reason, it slipped by me...

    Dr. Strangelove
    2001: A Space Oddesy
    A Clockwork Orange
    The Shining

    Among my favorite all time movies...
    "Tchaikovsky" -- ah... I'll have to go listen to the 1st symphony,
    Anne-Sophie Mutter on 1st violin.... von Karajan at the baton...
    Alan Browne, May 22, 2004
  5. Mike Henley

    Alan Browne Guest

    I can't see Bob H's post....

    I almost wrote pretty much the same reply. Never saw the end of the
    movie... Hey Bob! it happened! You and I agree on something!

    Alan Browne, May 22, 2004

  6. Yes, of course. Just seeing who was paying attention!
    Michael Scarpitti, May 22, 2004
  7. Mike Henley

    Nick J Guest

    He's dead too. Just in case that had slipped by you ;-)
    Nick J, May 22, 2004
  8. And modern films are very long lived unlike the celluloid
    (Nitrocellulose )

    Roger Halstead (K8RI & ARRL life member)
    (N833R, S# CD-2 Worlds oldest Debonair)
    Roger Halstead, May 23, 2004
  9. Mike Henley

    Bandicoot Guest

    And what about the first piano concerto with Martha Argerich after that...

    Bandicoot, May 23, 2004
  10. Mike Henley

    Alan Browne Guest

    Nick J wrote:

    Timeless music, however. That's what counts...
    Alan Browne, May 23, 2004
  11. But if it isn't published in MP3 format, it's dead!
    ; )

    Chris Loffredo, May 23, 2004
  12. Mike Henley

    Alan Browne Guest

    Regretably not famillar... I only have two Tchaikovsky CD's ... the
    other is depressing.... (wasn't he bipolar?).
    Alan Browne, May 23, 2004
  13. Mike Henley

    Mxsmanic Guest

    Film provides better bang for the buck: not only is the absolute image
    quality higher, but the image quality per dollar spent is _much_ higher.
    Mxsmanic, May 23, 2004
  14. Mike Henley

    Mxsmanic Guest

    I have yet to see anything on a computer monitor that looks as good as a
    nice slide on a nice light table.
    Mxsmanic, May 23, 2004
  15. Mike Henley

    Bandicoot Guest

    Yes, he probably was - we don't have a 'firm diagnosis' from his lifetime,
    but modern studies of his letters and so on tend to suggest it.

    Which piece of his do you have that you regard as depressing? The Manfred
    Symphony could be seen that way, I suppose, but it has a certain grandeur to

    In any case, I strongly recomend the first piano conc. The Argerich
    recording I particularly like is a DG recording with Dutoit and the RPO, and
    the disc twins it with the violin conc. with Milstein, Abbado and the VPO,
    which is also excellent. There's also a very nice Earl Wild recording with
    Fistoulari and the RPO that twins it with the Dohnanyi variations on a
    nursery tune.

    Lots of other good performances (the Kissin, BPO, Karajan one gets a lot of
    mostly deserved praise) but those two are favourites for me.

    Bandicoot, May 23, 2004
  16. Mike Henley

    ll.clark Guest

    I must add the spectacular, though old, recording by Horowitz and
    Toscanini. It is really something of a landmark for this work, isn't it?

    ll.clark, May 23, 2004
  17. Mike Henley

    Andrew Price Guest

    I also vote for Martha Argerich! (All outrageously off-topic, but
    wasn't she married to Charles Dutoit at one time?)
    Andrew Price, May 23, 2004
  18. Mike Henley

    Bandicoot Guest

    Yes, an awesome performance - I didn't list it because I wasn't going to
    recommend an old mono recording as someone's introduction to the work.

    Ahh, another subject dear to my heart...

    Bandicoot, May 23, 2004
  19. Mike Henley

    Bob Hickey Guest

    It's already on my calendar. ;) Bob Hickey
    Bob Hickey, May 24, 2004
  20. I thought he was Russian
    Tony Parkinson, May 24, 2004
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