“[The failure of Far and Away] taught Ron Howard that even in a star-driven vehicle, the story must be strong, and that action and character elements must be well integrated in order to achieve a successful outcome.” — Ron Howard: From Mayberry to the Moon… and Beyond author Beverly Gray

The Digital Bits and History, Legacy & Showmanship are pleased to present this retrospective article commemorating the silver anniversary of the release of Far and Away, Ron Howard’s 70mm Irish immigrant epic starring Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman. [Read on here...]

Tron should be remembered as a very daring, risky adventure on the part of a few young visionaries and artists. They believed that by using computers for animation and visual effects, they could change moviemaking.” — The Making of Tron author William Kallay

The Digital Bits and History, Legacy & Showmanship are pleased to present this retrospective commemorating the 35th anniversary of the release of Tron, the Walt Disney Company’s groundbreaking science-fiction computer adventure starring Jeff Bridges and David Warner. [Read on here...]

Loading...

Bits Latest Tweets

The Digital Bits
Today on The Bits – #Shazam! official for #Bluray and #4K #UltraHD on 7/16, plus #JonnyQuest, #PopeyetheSailor & new @WarnerArchive title pre-orders thedigitalbits.com/columns/my-two…
RT @BillHuntBits: Heads-up: Now available for pre-order on Amazon (street date 6/11) – @WarnerArchive’s #JonnyQuest: The Complete Series on…
The Digital Bits
Be sure to follow Bits editor @BillHuntBits for breaking #Bluray & #4K news from 21 years of great industry sources, plus Q&A, #film #spaceflight & #science talk, updates on his upcoming #sciencefiction novel & occasional #catpictures. (Note: Bits questions are best asked there.)