Screen Watch: The Oscars, Silent Films, Digital Cinema, Uggie, The Artist, Drive, Alex Ross,

What is Screen Watch? Each week, we post a collection of images, trailers, videos, and articles on the film industry as it relates to the Ambler and County Theaters. We are also now proud to feature your testimonials and pictures of your at the theater. Do you have something that you think we will find interesting or should be included? Email it to ccollier@renewtheaters.org. 

Patrica Moir (above) winner of our Ambler Theater Pick-the-Winner Oscar Challenge won a trophy and a gift bag to Gravity Hair Salon.

Oscar viewing was up.

David Bordwell’s final installment compares digital image to film stock.

Martin Scorsese lists 85 must-see films that influenced him.


Vince Braxton with his new laptop, which he won at the Ambler Theater Oscar Party.

Two articles from the New Yorker explaining why Drive did not get nominated for Best Orginal score, and how The Artist did.



Kids humourously reenact scenes from the 9 Academy Award nominees for Best Picture.

David Denby on silent film acting and he Artist.

A breakdown of Oscar winners and which film festival they premiered.

Explaining Jean Dujardin’s Oscar Acceptance speech

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Thanks to KC Biedlingmaier, June Ulkoski, and John Toner for sharing articles for this week’s post. Have an article you think we should share? How about a testimonial or a picture of you at the theater? Send it to ccollier@renewtheaters.org.

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