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Smartphones Come to the Movies

by Heather Zimmerman and Richard von Busack.

Dinner and wine with friends. Snow—and sledding. Stark, wide-angle winter landscapes. As Uneasy Lies the Mind opens, it’s a string of familiar moments: snapshots that could have turned up on Facebook, posted by a friend who’s in Tahoe for a few days.

The saturated colors, darkened edges of frames and washes of overly warm or cold tones blend into a blown-out, lo-fi look that confers a patina of instant nostalgia, like Instagram shots come to life. And that’s not far from the truth.

Though Instagram had nothing to do with the film, director Ricky Fosheim shot the thriller using an iPhone 5 and an app called FiLMiC Pro 2.

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