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I graduated from Southern Illinois University in 2006 with a bachelor's in film (but I'm from the Chicago area, I just like to point out I'm not a hillbilly for going there). Immediately after spending 4 years working hard in college, I got a job as... [more]
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Money Monster - Neighbors 2 - The Nice Guys
by Scott Roberts 4 days ago
I've taken a bit of a writing hiatus as of late because of an increasingly busy work schedule (I won't complain about that), AND I got strep throat somehow (now THAT I will complain about), but now I'
Re: Money Monster - Neighbors 2 - The Nice Guys
by Stephen Smith 3 days ago
Scott, I love and read all of your reviews. But I have to throw in my two cents on Jim Cramer. I felt in your review you where very negative towards Jim and his real show. As a video producer and edit
The Top 50 Movies of the Last 5 Years
by Scott Roberts 1 month ago
Reviews of The Jungle Book, Huntsman 2, and Keanu to come next week. But for now, I'm feeling rather LISTY. And you know how I like my occasional lists... LOFTY, LENGTHY, and DISAGREEABLE! Enjoy the b
Re: The Top 50 Movies of the Last 5 Years
by Scott Roberts 3 weeks ago
Bob Cole ""film is still the youngest art, and it's okay if we haven't gotten very far with figuring out what's good and bad."" Haha that's a good way to put it! Makes me feel better about enjoying D
Captain America: Civil War
by Mark Suszko 3 weeks ago
Captain America Civil War was Tremendous; one of the best of the MCU movies so far... plenty (maybe too much) of cool action and eye-candy, but more importantly, lots of character development and inte
Re: Captain America: Civil War
by Scott Roberts 3 weeks ago
As is now my standard for reviewing these giant ensemble superhero movies, I will rank all of the characters I can remember from the movie from best to worst. Not listed: the single tear that falls fr
FilmStruck
by Jeff Breuer 4 weeks ago
It seems as though a new video streaming channel opens everyday now, but this one has me interested. FilmStruck, which is largely being touted as a joint effort Turner Classic Movies and Criterion to
Re: FilmStruck
by Scott Roberts 4 weeks ago
I like the concept, but the trailer on the website wouldn't play for me...! :(
The Jungle Book - Huntsman: Winter's War - Green Room - Keanu
by Scott Roberts 4 weeks ago
Last week my top 50 films of the last five years list occupied my super important time and energy, but now I'm back with my normal reviews (it's a Cinco de Mayo miracle!). However, whenever I wait sev
Re: The Jungle Book - Huntsman: Winter's War - Green Room - Keanu
by Mark Suszko 5 days ago
Saw the Jungle Book last night with the wife, it started with an introduction by Favreau, profusely thanking the audience for attending and seeing it in the theatre. I mean, he was almost tearful... I
Article: Creative COW Turns 15! A Celebration of Being Uncool
by Tim Wilson 2 months ago
Business & Marketing Creative COW Turns 15! A Celebration of Being Uncool 15 years is a long time on the internet! Travel back with us to the days before YouTube, social media, digital cinema, smartp
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Re: Article: Creative COW Turns 15! A Celebration of Being Uncool
by Michael Slowe 2 weeks ago
I've only just caught up with this thread and want to add my heartfelt thanks to 'The Cow' for ten years of help and support. It is a wonderful organisation and I always urge editors, camera persons,
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Eye in the Sky - Hardcore Henry - Midnight Special - Demolition
by Scott Roberts 2 months ago
It's been a couple of weeks since my last review, when I applauded the use of Michael Shannon's dead body in a $250 million blockbuster. But I've actually seen a handful of movies since then, includin
Re: Eye in the Sky - Hardcore Henry - Midnight Special - Demolition
by Mark Suszko 2 months ago
Hardcore Henry isn't a new concept; "Lady In The Lake" did it first. Your review confirms my decision that that movie isn't for me.
Bat Supes
by Mark Suszko 2 months ago
Saw Batman v Superman: not terrible. Affleck did a good, graphic-novel-styled Batman. Not at all the predicted disaster as Batman. That wasn't the problem. Lex Luthor's dialogue was a hot mess, though
Re: Bat Supes
by Scott Roberts 2 months ago
Wow, that sad Ben Affleck video was amazing, haha! Thank you very much for sharing that. Much like you, and a lot of of America, I also spent part of my Easter weekend seeing the epic battle of Batman
The Bronze
by Scott Roberts 2 months ago
Should I have been that surprised that after I bought my ticket to The Bronze on Saturday, I was ushered into the AMC s smallest theater room, only to find out that I would be the only person attendin
Article: Apple FCPX and the Making Of Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
by Tim Wilson 3 months ago
Apple FCPX or Not: The Debate Apple FCPX and the Making Of Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Rather than a story about editing software, this is a story about Apple Final Cut Pro X from a filmmaker s perspective
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Re: Apple FCPX and the Making Of Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
by Ramil Pasibe 3 months ago
great article Tim! really loved the idea of "capturing that moment" concept. The thought that these guys are confident enough to paint out boom mics on set is quite refreshing to hear. Usually we woul
Hail, Caesar! - Deadpool - Zoolander 2
by Scott Roberts 3 months ago
I haven't had a lot of time to write as much as I'd like to lately (I mean, I guess I am getting married this weekend...), but I still managed to sneak in a few movies recently, and if I don't spit ou
Re: Hail, Caesar! - Deadpool - Zoolander 2
by Bob Cole 3 months ago
Congratulations, Scott. I hope that your honeymoon has many happy sequels - with the same person, of course. Bob C
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99 Homes
by Scott Roberts 8 months ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=Vh0piQN1_LY Have you ever been watching Comedy Central at 2 A.M. and when the commercials come on, one of those Sarah McLachlan animal abuse fundraisers shows up, or the
Re: 99 Homes
by Mark Suszko 7 months ago
Herzog was the prototype for grumpy cat: http: herzoginspirationals.tumblr.com
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We Are Your Friends
by Scott Roberts 9 months ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=gZzAeYWXFpk A not so guarded secret amongst my close friends is that I kind of have a thing for stupid dance genre movies. I can watch them pretty much any time they are
Re: We Are Your Friends
by Mike Cohen 9 months ago
Scott - you did not mention it, but surely there must have been a youth center threatened by a real estate tycoon - and the kids hold a break dancing contest to raise money to save the day. I guess th
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The Man From U.N.C.L.E. vs The Men From N.W.A.
by Scott Roberts 9 months ago
I saw two movies again over the past week, and didn t have much time to write reviews for both of them, so I m going to put them both into one handy FAQ review to help you decide what to potentially p
Re: The Man From U.N.C.L.E. vs The Men From N.W.A.
by Mark Suszko 9 months ago
So you're sayin' you.. forgot about him
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Jurassic World
by Scott Roberts 12 months ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=-w-58hQ9dLk To answer your first immediate question: yes, I do own a glow in the dark velociraptor t-shirt. And yes, it will probably sway my judgement in regards to thi
Re: Jurassic World
by Mark Suszko 12 months ago
I have to tell you a JP anecdote, about the first time my young son watched it at home with us. We'd decided he was old enough to watch if he sat on the couch with us and we paused to explain stuff or
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Best Camera Test Ever
by Jeff Breuer 12 months ago
I admit, I'll geek out on new video tech, but when it comes to cameras I struggle to keep up with my more DP minded friends. The web is full of videos where people go out and shoot some tests, usually
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Re: Best Camera Test Ever
by Scott Roberts 12 months ago
Haha, the water drops got me good.
gif test?
by Scott Roberts 12 months ago

Who can't wait for the Avatar sequels?
by Kylee Peña 2 years ago
I sure can, BUT I thought this quote from James Cameron about them was too good: They re gonna be b****in . You will sh** yourself with your mouth wide open. Oh, to have that level of confidence. He's
Re: Who can't wait for the Avatar sequels?
by Tom Sefton 2 years ago
I was just thinking that if the option to shit myself in a cinema with my mouth open came along, or the option to shit myself with my mouth closed, it would totally depend on what everyone else around
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Best Audio?
by Jeff Breuer 2 years ago
I am teaching a post production class and we are moving into audio for the next month, but honestly, like a lot of other video guys, audio is my weakest link. What are some movies with the best audio
Re: Best Audio?
by Mike Cohen 2 years ago
Are you differentiating between sound editing and sound design Star Wars is a great example of sound design - putting sound where it does not naturally exist. But take a movie like The Conversation wh
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News: NBC Presents ‘SNL Vintage’ Beginning Saturday, Sept. 27 at 10 P.M.
by Cow News Droid 2 years ago
One Classic Show From Each of the Last 40 Years to Air Saturdays to Commemorate Anniversary (New York, New York--September 24, 2014) Saturday Night Live celebrates its 40th season with SNL Vintage, a
Re: News: NBC Presents ‘SNL Vintage’ Beginning Saturday, Sept. 27 at 10 P.M.
by Scott Roberts 2 years ago
Not gonna lie, I'm kind of really excited for this!
The Grand Budapest Hotel
by Scott Roberts 2 years ago
https: www.youtube.com watch v=1Pb_h8NuYtg Premise: Told through an almost Inception-like layering of voice over narration, a teenage girl reads a book narrated by an older writer who recounts his you
Re: The Grand Budapest Hotel
by Mark Suszko 2 years ago
My fave Wes film of them all: The Midnight Coterie Of Sinister Intruders http: nofilmschool.com 2013 10 snl-wes-anderson-parody-midnight-coterie-of-sinister-intruders
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Whoop Dreams
by Scott Roberts 2 years ago
I confess... I'm kind of obsessed with juggalo culture. Now, wait a second! I didn't say I was a juggalo myself! I just will stop whatever I'm doing and watch anything remotely revealing about Americ
Re: Whoop Dreams
by Mark Suszko 2 years ago
By Miracles. And Faygo pop.
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Back to the Future Hover Board
by Stephen Smith 2 years ago
Yeah baby! https: www.youtube.com watch v=yf7Nb2T3WfI This is funny. Stephen Smith Utah Video Productions Check out my Vimeo page
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Re: Back to the Future Hover Board
by David Mathis 2 years ago
The hover board looks awesome but I want a car that can fly. Dallas traffic is a nightmare.
Wait, what?
by Mark Suszko 2 years ago
http: www.youtube.com watch v=cHWLpJRlBYA
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Re: Wait, what?
by Scott Roberts 2 years ago

Guardians of the Galaxy Trailer Debut
by Scott Roberts 2 years ago
This... looks... awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwesoooooommmmmmmmmme. http: www.youtube.com watch v=pTZ2Tp9yXyM
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Re: Guardians of the Galaxy Trailer Debut
by Mark Suszko 2 years ago
jinx, you owe me a soda
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Another SuperCut: Teen Wolf of Wallstreet
by Jeff Breuer 2 years ago
We all seem to enjoy these. Another gem.
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Re: Another SuperCut: Teen Wolf of Wallstreet
by Mark Suszko 2 years ago
Worse: Propecia
Clients
by Stephen Smith 2 years ago
Didn't know where to post this but figured the gang here would enjoy it. By the way, I have experienced the Microsoft paint one: http: justsomething.co 25-most-ridiculous-client-comments-according-to-
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Re: Clients
by Mark Suszko 2 years ago
http: www.youtube.com watch v=5AxwaszFbDw http: www.youtube.com watch v=qgcX0y1Nzhs
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Blog: Creative Inspiration
by Mike Cohen 4 years ago
Weeks are for work. Weekends are for personal enrichment. Maybe that enrichment is biking, skiing, cooking, cleaning (really !), hiking, reading, going to the movies or theater, or whatever floats yo
Re: Creative Inspiration
by Scott Roberts 4 years ago
Not to sound disgusting, but "642 Things to Draw" sounds like the perfect book to put my bathroom (I get a lot of reading thinking done in there, OK I'll stop talking). Only $10 on amazon! Thanks for
Keep text size/font from Motion project
by Scott Roberts 4 years ago
This is probably just an incredibly simple question, and perhaps I'm just tired and not thinking straight. I don't use Motion very much, but now I'm using Motion 5, and I've created a very simple lowe
Re: Keep text size/font from Motion project
by Scott Roberts 4 years ago
I use FCP7, but when I do lower thirds I either just make them in FCP (if really simple ones needed), but mainly I make them in After Effects or Cinema 4D. Ventured into Motion territory almost on a w
Encore CS5 Crashes While Opening
by Scott Roberts 5 years ago
Hey folks, I've never used Encore before (I typically use DVD Studio Pro), in fact I've never even tried opening Encore before today. But now I need to make a Blu-ray, so here I am! When I open Encore
Re: Encore CS5 Crashes While Opening
by Scott Roberts 5 years ago
Scratch that, I went in and deleted FX Factory plug-ins from the Adobe programs (I only use them in FCP anyway), and now Encore opens fine. Had kind of a "duhhhh" moment there. Thanks Scott! Love, Sco
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Service: Scott Roberts Editing
by Scott Roberts 5 years ago
Westmont Illinois, United States Post Production Scott Roberts Editing Editing     Post Production Edit Creations, Inc., Burr Ridge, Il. January 2007-Present We are small post-production hou
Facebook as a "Resume" to hire an employee
by Luis O Maymi 5 years ago
Hello COW Community This is not exactly video related, but I would like to hear what you think about this. I recently wrote an article for my blog, "Facebook Resume; Hiring someone for a Job" and I wa
Re: Facebook as a "Resume" to hire an employee
by Scott Roberts 5 years ago
I don't know if I really agree with using Facebook to really judge anyone either. Not that an employer would see it because I have privacy settings amped up, but as a guy in his 20s, not everything th
Production Haikus
by Mark Suszko 5 years ago
When I said: "approved", it's not like that is the end. Five more must sign off.
Re: Production Haikus
by Scott Roberts 5 years ago
Three hundred dollars! Wow, Final Cut X is cheap Don't hire high school kid


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