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  • noun An anamorphic lens series used from 1953-1967 for shooting Twentieth Century Fox widescreen movies


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  • Joe Watts has imaginatively staged the action in "cinemascope," with his actors on bar stools and low benches.

    Houston Press | Complete Issue 2010

  • The film was shot for 2.35 aspect ration, so when the short film “a more traditional cinemascope.”

    VOTD: Frame 137 Teaser Trailer | /Film 2010

  • Cole updated its humor and swing, but when Monroe sang it in the 1954 "There's No Business Like Show Business," she added significant levels of irony, which arose from the empirical evidence that it was impossible to imagine anybody who wouldn't want her, especially in form-fitting sequins and cinemascope.

    The Jazz Scene: Big Bands and Bombshells Will Friedwald 2011

  • The scenarios for what would happen should their deceit be revealed had been playing in cinemascope since the whole thing began.

    It's October, 1956. Shelagh Power-Chopra 2010

  • Hey glad you enjoyed the teaser, as Ayyaz noted the film was shot for 2.35 so when we do put the short film out expect to see it a more traditional cinemascope.

    Frame 137 Teaser on Vimeo 2010

  • Absolutely slated on its US release, The Mysterians nevertheless represents a landmark in Japanese cinema, for its visionary use of day-for-night shots and bright colours (still a scarce characteristic of 1950s cinema), and for having the distinction of being the first Tokusatsu (or live action Japanese special effects movie) to be filmed in TohoScope- the Japanese version of cinemascope.

    The Unsung Eastern Cinema | Obsessed With Film 2009

  • If the movie is good it's going to be good in 4:3, 16:9 or cinemascope if it sucks it will suck in any format, give as a good movie as T2, i don't care about the format. murat

    3D Avatar vs. 2D Avatar, and the Importance of Aspect Ratios | /Film 2009

  • I've been using my handy cinemascope to see around corners since China Syndrome, a movie about a nuclear power plant meltdown, was released a dozen days before America's worst nuclear accident took place at Three Mile Island.

    Adam Neiman: President Slumdog 2009

  • See it in 3D cinemascope not 2D IMAX iec wait, are you saying they have 2D IMAX? abstractium

    Brendon’s Avatar Review-Meets-FAQ | /Film 2009

  • Contains the original 1961 teaser trailer that was adapted for cinemascope, as well as the theatrical trailer, neither of which have voiceover narration.

    DVD Review: 101 Dalmatians (1961) 2008


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