How EMPIRE Color Team Brought Its Magic to Warner Bros.

April 27, 2016 – With the start of season two last fall, Fox megahit EMPIRE got a sharp new look. At about the same time, colorist Scott Klein and his team jumped ship from Technicolor to Warner Bros. … Klein — who specializes in perfecting TV pictures — moved from Technicolor’s Sunset Gower facility to the Warner Bros. lot along with fellow colorists Daniel Yang and Jesus Borrego, and assistant colorist Ara Thomassian. In setting up shop at the studio’s newly refurbished post facilities, they brought along significant projects, including EMPIRE.

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Amazon’s BOSCH Renewed for Season 3

April 1, 2016 – Less than a month after the second season of BOSCH debuted, Amazon Studios said today its hardened LAPD detective is coming back for Season 3. The 10-episode third season of the series based on Michael Connelly’s bestselling Harry Bosch novels is likely set to debut next year.

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BATMAN V SUPERMAN Sets Box-office Records

March 28, 2016 – Warner Bros. Pictures’ action adventure BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE had a winning opening weekend, earning an estimated worldwide box office total of $424.1 million—the top Super Hero movie opening of all time and the fourth-biggest industry opening of all time—and breaking numerous records domestically and internationally.

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ALL THE PRESIDENT’S MEN to Open TCM Classic Film Festival

March 17, 2016 – The line-up’s been announced for the 2016 Turner Classic Movies Classic Film Festival. The festival, which runs April 28 to May 1 in Hollywood, will open with a 40th Anniversary screening of the Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman political thriller ALL THE PRESIDENT’S MEN.

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Brand New WB Pilots!

March 11, 2016 – Earl and Billie are getting back together! Alyssa Milano is set as the female lead opposite Jason Lee in CBS’ comedy pilot WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND. The duo, who played husband and wife Earl and Billie on Lee’s NBC single-camera comedy series MY NAME IS EARL, will once again play a couple in the CBS single-camera pilot.

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Bogart Shines on New Warner Archive Blu-ray Double Feature

March 7, 2016 – Warner Archive, one of the companies still doing physical media in a smart and consumer-friendly way, just recently added two classic Humphrey Bogart titles to their library, and they were kind enough to send over both for review. I did a double feature of THE BIG SLEEP and KEY LARGO while I was recovering this weekend, and in both cases, I was so absorbed in the new prints that I forgot to feel bad while they were playing.

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KEY LARGO Blu-ray Review

February 27, 2016 – “The Warner Archive Collection Blu-ray of KEY LARGO is a polished and powerful encoding of this B&W picture, looking clean as a whistle.” – Glenn Erickson

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THE BIG SLEEP (1946) Blu-ray Review

February 27, 2016 – “The Big Sleep is truly classic film noir and this gorgeous Blu-ray belongs in the collection of every serious film aficionado.” – Richard Gallagher

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THE BIG SLEEP (1946) Blu-ray Review

February 27, 2016 – THE BIG SLEEP is truly classic film noir and this gorgeous Blu-ray belongs in the collection of every serious film aficionado.

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KEY LARGO a Great Showcase for Bogart

February 16, 2016 – “… of all the ways to see it (at least since its opening in 1948), this new Blu-ray is the best.” – Mick LaSalle

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