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Even uglier in daylight.

Signage at the Screen Cinema, Townsend Street, Dublin in 1987 (top) and this afternoon (above)

The neon lettering [emblazoned above the cinema since its opening in 1984] was removed without notice or permission by owners IMC. They claimed the sign was beyond repair.

Laura asks:

“Why? WHY?”

Writing On The Wall For Screen Cinema (Laurence Macklin, Irish Times, February 7)


In this nerdly but fascinating module of the FimmakerIQ course ‘Everything You Need To Know About Aspect Ratio’, John Hess traces the evolution of the screen shape from the days of silent film via the widescreen 50s to the modern digital camera.

It’s literally everything you need to know about aspect ratio.

Watch this and you’re done.