Tom Cruise is right: motion-smoothing sucks

Most HD television sets have a motion smoothing setting to reduce blur, but if it is applied to movies, it makes the movies look like a soap opera. It’s very annoying. Here’s Tom Cruise, pleading with people not to use motion smoothing while watching movies on TV.

Here’s a bit more about motion smoothing:

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Hollywood stuntwoman gives us step-by-step look at how she performs her amazing stunts

Stuntwoman Alicia Vela-Bailey has performed all the hard stuff for tons of blockbusters, including Underworld: Awakening, Total Recall, Wonder Woman, Avatar, Interstellar, Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon, Ender's Game, and Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Here's a fascinating video where Vela-Bailey shows us, blow-by-blow, with diagrams laid over video replays, how she executed her stunts. She's awesome. Read the rest