R.I.P. Celluloid

Paramount hat bekanntgegeben, dass sie komplett auf digitalen Vertrieb ihrer Filme umsteigen und Anchorman 2 der letzte physisch vertriebene Film sein wird. Die restlichen Studios dürften da schnell nachziehen und der Film als solcher hat cineastisch ausgedient. R.I.P. Celluloid.

For more than a century, Hollywood has relied on 35-millimeter film to capture its fleeting images and deliver them to the silver screen. Now, in a historic move, Paramount Pictures has become the first big studio to stop releasing its major movies on film in the United States.

The studio's Oscar-nominated film "The Wolf of Wall Street" is the studio's first movie in wide release to be distributed entirely in digital format […] Paramount recently notified theater owners that its Will Ferrell comedy "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues," which opened in December, was the last movie released on 35-mm film, these people said.

Paramount stops releasing major movies on film (via Ars Technica, Bild: Shutterstock)