Author: Terry Lagler

The Nitrate Picture Show | George Eastman Museum

The Nitrate Picture Show, the world’s festival of film conservation, returns for a third year after overwhelming success in 2015 and 2016. The festival features screenings of vintage nitrate prints from international archives—including the Eastman Museum’s own collection—as well as lectures, workshops, and other opportunities to experience the art and science of film preservation, from […]

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Bad Cartoon Review Of The Month: Two By Two – GAC Forums Archives

A cartoon so bad it actually got its own director fired (I don’t buy that it was just because of its religious satire). Title: Two By Two Director: Howard Post Year: 1966 Follow the link and read the full review below! Source: Bad Cartoon Review Of The Month: Two By Two – GAC Forums Archives […]

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Introducing Friday Film Features

ntroducing Friday Film FeaturesNEW! RMG Fridays will soon be screening short films!Introducing Friday Film Features, a community initiative telling the stories that live in the creative minds of our local filmmakers.We invite you to submit short narrative, experimental, animation or documentary films (under 15 minutes) to be screened in the Lookout during RMG Fridays. Fall […]

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Home Movie Day 2015 Event Report

Held on the day The Toronto Blue Jays were playing for a World Series spot may have hampered the turnout for our second Home Movie Day. Nevertheless we were able to give our undivided attention to our guest who brought films. We screened all of Ron’s films and had a pleasant discussion on the history […]

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Home Movie Day 2014 Event Report

The first Home Movie Day in Whitby was our small but successful inaugural event. We had a few participants with a wide range of film styles from the documenting of a day in the life of a rural family to a young auteurs crime drama to some beautifully shot Kodachrome 40 “found film” featuring Hula […]

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The Projector Stash

What’s in the current 8mm / super 8 projector stash at the Filmshows? (an almost complete representation) ……….and while we’re at it. A small sampling of projectors that have passed my way.

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8th Annual Backyard Super 8 Theater

Finally! Some show highlights. The Program: Reel 1 Pluto in “Bone Trouble” (Walt Disney Home Movies) Abbott & Costello in “Have Badge Will Chase” (Castle Films) Chillie Willie in Tex Avery’s “Legend Of Rock-A-Bye Point” (Universal 8) The Three Stooges “Studio Stoops” (Columbia Home Movies) Road Runner “Zipping Along” (Techno Films) Reel 2 Charlie Chaplin […]

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8th Annual Backyard Super 8 Theater August 27, 2016

Join your friendly projectionist for an evening of Mirth, Laughs, Excitement and Adventure! Popcorn will be served – Bring your drink of choice. If you don’t want to stand, bring a lawnchair and/or blanket. Ask for your FREE raffle tickets for some COOL prizes.

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Halloween 2016

“The Bride Of Frankenstein” makes her appearance on Halloween night! The Halloween Lineup: The Mummy’s Ghost Bride Of Frankenstein Frankenstein Meets The Wolf Man Rodan Twenty Million Miles To Earth Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein

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Halloween 2015

Super 8 Film of Terror projected on the BIG SCREEN in this annual outdoor show! Just try to eat candy while your screaming!!!!!!

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