Elokuvallisia huomioita maailmalta 25.07.2011

Improving recommendation systems – MIT News Office – Shah believes that, instead of asking users to rate products on, say, a five-star scale, as Netflix and Amazon do, recommendation systems should ask users to compare products in pairs. Stitching the pairwise rankings into a master list, Shah argues, will offer a more accurate representation of …

Elokuvallisia huomioita maailmalta 7.07.2011 – 8.07.2011

Errol Morris Interview (Film Comment) – Alan Sepinwall reviews Torchwood: Miracle Day – It’s twice as long as “Children of Earth” was, and several times more ambitious. The narrative skips back and forth between the UK and various points in America, and the action and the production values are much more befitting an American series …

Elokuvallisia huomioita maailmalta 15.06.2011 – 19.06.2011

Errol Morris – Official Superhero-Movie Bingo Card – McSweeney's: My Original Vision for the Film Was Much Different Than How It Turned Out. – The explosions were going to be enormous, extravagant, voluptuous. Not like those cheap explosions that are all just dust and smoke and debris flying everywhere—that stuff is the Lite Beer of …

Elokuvallisia huomioita maailmalta 23.01.2011 – 24.01.2011

Darren Aronofsky, director of arty frightfest Black Swan, has had his own battles with letting go – Tom Shone, New York Magazine Errol Morris: IBM Centennial Film – They Were There (YT) – All the scifi from Sundance that you'll be raving about soon –

Elokuvallisia huomioita maailmalta 14.09.2010

Werner & Errol & the images in their caves (videota) – melkein tunnin jutustelu Torontosta Simpsonit vaihtui HD-muotoon, mitä tapahtui alkuteksteille? – Why the Worst of Times for Politics and Media Has Been the Best of Times for Jon Stewart and 'The Daily Show' –