Red Mile

  • How Patrons Are Supporting Cinemas Around the WorldHow Patrons Are Supporting Cinemas Around the World
    The film industry, and exhibition in particular, is in a state of flux. With the US box office reporting $0 for the first time, exhibitors of all sizes around the world are going to find the next few months difficult, despite the few bright spots, such as the resurgence of socially-distancing friendly drive-in movie theatres. There is no doubt that we will emerge from this with a very different landscape… Read more »
  • Cinemas Partner With VoD Platforms for Virtual Cinema ScreeningsCinemas Partner With VoD Platforms for Virtual Cinema Screenings
    It’s been said before and will continue to be said, but these are unprecedented times in the cinema industry. Over 94% of the world’s commercial cinemas are presently closed due to the coronavirus pandemic.  Exhibitors of all sizes are having to find increasingly inventive ways to stay relevant and at the forefront of consumer minds, and most importantly, try to bring in some much needed revenue. For many, this means… Read more »
  • Cinema Service Providers and Vendors Face Uncertainty During Prolonged Coronavirus ClosureCinema Service Providers and Vendors Face Uncertainty During Prolonged Coronavirus Closure
    It’s been a little over a week since the majority of the world’s cinema screens turned dark and despite an absence of customers, new releases and box office analysis, in many ways our sector has never been busier as it turns to new challenges and opportunities. Players from all sides are implementing contingency plans to engage with their customers and prepare themselves for the inevitable re-opening. Much of what is… Read more »
  • We now know the effect of altitude on classic “Diet Coke and Mentos“ fountainWe now know the effect of altitude on classic “Diet Coke and Mentos“ fountain
    Enlarge / A well-coordinated Mentos-and-Diet-Coke explosion filmed in slow motion for The Slow Down Show in 2013. (credit: YouTube/The Slow Down Show) Back in 2006, Fritz Grobe and Stephen Voltz—the self described mad scientists behind Eepybird—ignited an Internet sensation with their viral video of an elaborate version of the Diet Coke and Mentos fountain experiment, recreating the choreography of the Bellagio's world-famous fountain display in Las Vegas. The underlying physics… Read more »
  • The party goes on in massive online worldsThe party goes on in massive online worlds
    You don't have to be so socially distant when playing Final Fantasy XIV online. My friends and I were taking a pit stop after an aimless drive when we heard a stranger loudly invite anyone within earshot to her friends’ party. Our plans had ended at “go for a drive;” before that, we were loitering between some collapsed columns in a crystalline wasteland. We debated whether to attend from inside… Read more »
  • Xbox architect sues Atari over unpaid work on crowdfunded consoleXbox architect sues Atari over unpaid work on crowdfunded console
    The $250 base system (with 4GB of RAM) doesn't include either of these two controllers. Rob Wyatt, perhaps best known as the system architect on Microsoft's original Xbox, has filed a lawsuit against Atari Gamebox LLC. The suit, filed in a federal court in Colorado, alleges that the company has failed to pay Wyatt and his firm Tin Giant nearly $262,000 invoiced for work on the long-delayed Atari VCS microconsole. The… Read more »
  • Ebecho Muslimova at Maria BernheimEbecho Muslimova at Maria Bernheim
    Artist: Ebecho Muslimova Venue: Maria Bernheim, Zurich Exhibition Title: FATEBE: EBECHO MUSLIMOVA Date: March 12 – April 18, 2020 Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images, press release and link available after the jump. Images: Images courtesy of Maria Bernheim, Zurich Press Release: Galerie Maria Bernheim is thrilled to announce an exhibition of new work by Ebecho Muslimova (b.1984, Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia, lives in New York). Muslimova will… Read more »
  • Laura Owens at House of GagaLaura Owens at House of Gaga
    Artist: Laura Owens Venue: House of Gaga, Mexico City Date: February 4 – May 2, 2020 Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images, press release and link available after the jump. Images: Images courtesy of House of Gaga, Mexico City Press Release: Gaga is pleased to present Laura Owens’ first exhibition in Mexico. This exhibition adds to Owens’s long exploration of the possibilities for painting, and more specifically… Read more »
  • Kyle Thurman at CENTRAL FINEKyle Thurman at CENTRAL FINE
    Artist: Kyle Thurman Venue: CENTRAL FINE, Miami Exhibition Title: Heard Through Bone Date: March 15 – April 16, 2020 Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images, press release and link available after the jump. Images: Images courtesy of CENTRAL FINE, Miami Press Release: Didactics and oppression, hand in hand, hands and feet tied underwater, make sure that the importance of being comfortable in an airless environment is understood.… Read more »