23 November 2012 1:08 PM, PST | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

Two key articles are making the online rounds on the tricky and contentious transition to digital. Of the current Oscar contenders, while most are going to be seen in theaters via digital projection, "The Dark Knight," "Anna Karenina," "The Master," "Lincoln," and "Silver Linings Playbook" were all shot on film, the preferred method for their respective directors, who are loathe to give it up. But as Joe Wright told Toh, he may have to make the switch because the London labs can no longer handle the demands of a major production. The Atlantic looks at a predicament recently faced by Martin Scorsese and his longtime editor Thelma Schoonmaker. Upon requesting a 35mm print of 1993's "The Age of Innocence" for a Museum of Moving Image screening in June, the director and editor were told by Sony that, alas, a print did not exist, nor could a new print be made »


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