Theo Kalomirakis
 
 
 
Theo Kalomirakis
 
Deneuve--FEATURED
Deneuve--FEATURED
Deneuve--FEATURED

Theo Kalomirakis: An Evening with Catherine Deneuve

We are used to watching movies that are made to please the broadest audience possible. And now and then, we bump into a small film—most often independent or foreign—that is guided not by the vision of box-office grosses but by ...
 
Theo Kalomirakis
 
Seven-Year-Itch--FEATURED
Seven-Year-Itch--FEATURED
Seven-Year-Itch--FEATURED

Theo Kalomirakis: My Frustrating Experiences with Streaming

Streaming movies is the wave of the future, but for now we have to deal with situations that range from the mildly annoying to the outright unacceptable. Take Warner Archive Instant, for example. If you like old classics as muc...
 
Theo Kalomirakis
 
Kaleidescape--FEATURED
Kaleidescape--FEATURED
Kaleidescape--FEATURED

Theo Kalomirakis: Kaleidescape & Me—Love at First Sight

I love movies. And, even more, I love collecting them. Over the years, I have been able to build a film library of over 14,000 titles that includes American blockbusters, European art-house favorites, Hollywood classics, silent...

 
Theo Kalomirakis
 
Mad--FEATURED
Mad--FEATURED
Mad--FEATURED

Theo Kalomirakis: Change of Guard at the Times

My favorite video and film critic, David Kehr, left his post as a video critic at the New York Times to work as a curator in the Department of Film at the Museum of Modern Art. I’m disappointed this happened. David Kehr d...
 
Theo Kalomirakis
 
Purple-Rose--FEATURED
Purple-Rose--FEATURED
Purple-Rose--FEATURED

Theo Kalomirakis: Making Home Theater Matter

This was reported in the New York Times yesterday morning (2/2): “A 2013 study by the nonprofit advocacy group Common Sense Media found out that children 8 and younger spend less time watching traditional screen media and more ...
 
Theo Kalomirakis
 
TK-Projector--FEATURED
TK-Projector--FEATURED
TK-Projector--FEATURED

Theo Kalomirakis: The Projector In My Theater

Last night I fired up my theater for the first time. The installation of the sound system is not complete yet, the automation still needs tweaking, and the projector is uncalibrated, but nothing could stop me from an early test...

 
Theo Kalomirakis
 
TK Theater--FEATURED
TK Theater--FEATURED
TK Theater--FEATURED

Theo Kalomirakis: Many Thanks For A Job Well Done

A few more weeks, and the theater going up in my loft will be finished. There is no picture on the screen yet (the Digital Projection projector arrives next week) and no sound (the ADA preamplifier is still on order). But I don...
 
Theo Kalomirakis
 
TK-Theater--FEATURED
TK-Theater--FEATURED
TK-Theater--FEATURED

Theo Kalomirakis: Roxy 2.0

The making of the theater in my loft in Brooklyn has taken longer than the making of some of the most elaborate theaters I have ever designed. Typically a theater can take from two to three years to complete—not for any other r...
 
Theo Kalomirakis
 
Warner-Archive--FEATURED
Warner-Archive--FEATURED
Warner-Archive--FEATURED

Theo Kalomirakis: Warner Archive Instant Keeps Getting Better and Better

I continue to be fascinated by the variety of classic movies at Warner Archive Instant that are available for the first time in HD. Busby Berkeley musicals (Footlight Parade, Dames), pre-code melodramas (Purchase Price, Baby Fa...

 
Theo Kalomirakis
 
Harvey--FEATURED
Harvey--FEATURED
Harvey--FEATURED

Theo Kalomirakis: The Glory of Watching Movies at BAM

It’s a joy to live so close to a magnificent movie venue at the Harvey Theater. The Harvey, a Brooklyn landmark that’s an extension of the Brooklyn Academy of Music, features stage productions during the winter and,...