Side by Side

2012 Film, Tv & Radio [Nf]

A host of accomplished filmmakers discuss the emerging technological innovations that have made celluloid a thing of the past and digital the wave of the future in this eye-opening documentary featuring interviews with Martin Scorsese, James Cameron, David Lynch, Richark Linklater, Steven Soderbergh, Danny Boyle, George Lucas, Robert Rodriguez, Christopher Nolan, Lars von Trier, David Fincher, Larry Wachowski, Andy Wachowski, and numerous other directors, cinematographers, and artists.

Director: Chris Kenneally

Starring: Keanu Reeves,Steven Soderbergh,James Cameron,David Lynch,Richard Linklater


  • It's a lesson in character to hear directors from David Lynch (digital believer) to Christopher Nolan (celluloid diehard) spout off.

    Owen Gleiberman - Entertainment Weekly

    27 April 2013

  • No true movie junkie is going to want to miss Side by Side.

    Peter Travers - Rolling Stone

    27 April 2013

  • The situation is fascinating, and given an illuminating investigation here.

    John Anderson - The Wall Street Journal

    27 April 2013

  • Tracing the rise of digital movies via a wealth of charts, clips and candid testimonies, this Keanu Reeves-produced and narrated investigation offers a thorough analysis of what's very likely the most important cinematic development since the advent of sound.

    - The Hollywood Reporter

    27 April 2013

  • The directors and distributors can't rely on us. They should be implored to watch their movies in the same theaters we do. It's the only way for them to understand that a crime is being committed.

    Wesley Morris - The Boston Globe

    27 April 2013


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