Author Archives: mrdrivein

MST3K alum predicted digital age 11 years ago

One of the books I’m reading is A Year at the Movies by Kevin Murphy, who played Tom Servo on Mystery Science Theater 3000. In 2001, Murphy decided to watch at least one movie per day in a wide variety of settings, then write a weekly column about it. The book has been an affectionate…

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What will become of film?

I suppose that it’s natural to shape every bit of news to find the parts that affect our hobbies or business. In every report of theaters needing to upgrade their projection systems to digital, the main focus has been finding the money, or occasionally how the new system looks in operation. Film historian Daniel Eagan…

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Chief is excited about latest Twilight movie

The Chickasha (OK) Express Star ran an article today about the local Chief Drive-In and “its biggest event of the year.” The occasion is the premiere of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2, which as a movie title is getting pretty complicated. While the indoor theaters in the region are sold out of advance…

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