Lost in the Movies (formerly The Dancing Image): #WatchlistScreenCaps: my viewing diary

#WatchlistScreenCaps: my viewing diary


A complete diary, in screen-caps, of everything I watched digitally between February 12, 2013 and February 12, 2014 (with the most recent first)

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Links lead to my pieces on the film


L'arrivee d'un train en gare de la Ciotat (1896), dir. Louis & Auguste Lumiere
viewed February 12, 2014
A 19th-century train pulls in to my phone - where will it go next?

Yellow Submarine (1968), dir. George Dunning
viewed February 12, 2014
When I was in preschool, this film introduced me to the Beatles...and so much more besides!

Memoires (2014), dir. Bruno Noaro
viewed February 12, 2014
"Now I'm going to close my diary, with tons of feeling...I will just follow the natural flow of life."

The Butler (2013), dir. Lee Daniels
viewed February 12, 2014
Joining the boss for a drink can be the opposite of relaxing

On the Waterfront (1954), dir. Elia Kazan
viewed February 11, 2014
Whether he wants it or not, the jacket is now his

Winchester '73 (1950), dir. Anthony Mann
viewed February 11, 2014
For such a well-made gun, it doesn't bring much luck to its owners

Out of the Past (1947), dir. Jacques Tourneur
viewed February 11, 2014
No noir antihero can escape his fate, even where the land is open & the air is clear

Laura (1944), dir. Otto Preminger
viewed February 11, 2014
Past becomes present

The Grapes of Wrath (1940), dir. John Ford
viewed February 11, 2014
Home sweet home is now a wasteland

The Philadelphia Story (1940), dir. George Cukor
viewed February 11, 2014
Will "Lord Marries Kittredge" go the way of "Dewey Defeats Truman"?

Captain Blood (1935), dir. Michael Curtiz
viewed February 11, 2014
Leaping into battle for Crown and Captain both, no longer a contradiction

Top Hat (1935), dir. Mark Sandrich, chor. Fred Astaire, Hermes Pan
 viewed February 11, 2014
When clouds collide, they dance

Frankenstein (1931), dir. James Whale
 viewed February 11, 2014
Let there be light...and let it be taken away

The Public Enemy (1931), dir. William Wellman
viewed February 11, 2014
Who needs sharpshooters when you've got a Gatling gun

Malcolm X (1992), dir. Spike Lee
viewed February 10, 2014
Playfully mocking mortality in a Boston park, after his father's assassination but before his own

Malcolm X (1972), dir. Arnold Perl
viewed February 10, 2014
"Stop talking about the South. If you're south of the Canadian border, you're in the South!"

LG15: The Resistance (2008), dir. Yusuf Pirhasan, Ram Paul Silbey
viewed February 10, 2014
Multifaceted presentation of new media's storytelling strategies

lonelygirl15 (2006 - 2008), crea. Miles Beckett, Mesh Flinders, Greg & Amanda Goodfried
finished February 10, 2014
The YouTube home movie as adventure epic

Floating Clouds (1955), dir. Mikio Naruse
viewed February 10, 2014
"We march united!" sings the crowd, but the lonely couple knows better

Yeelen (1987), dir. Souleymane Cissé
viewed February 9, 2014
The wisdom to plant the seed, the patience to let it grow

La Strada (1954), dir. Federico Fellini
viewed February 8, 2014
A fable set in the modern world - just barely

Senso (1954), dir. Luchino Visconti
viewed February 6, 2014
Dressed for a funeral: her lover's, her Austrian occupiers', or her own?

Marriage Italian Style (1964), dir. Vittorio De Sica
viewed February 6, 2014
Loren si! Mussolini no!

The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum (1939), dir. Kenji Mizoguchi
viewed February 6, 2014
The elusive thrill of victory and the all-too-common agony of defeat

Scarlet Street (1945), dir. Fritz Lang
viewed February 6, 2014
A noir with more twists and turns than the subway serpent

Only Angels Have Wings (1939), dir. Howard Hawks
viewed February 6, 2014
Launching into everyone's favorite number: "Who's Joe?"

Sabrina (1954), dir. Billy Wilder
viewed February 6, 2014
The moon is reaching out for her...and so will Bogie

Ivan's Childhood (1962), dir. Andrei Tarkovsky
viewed February 6, 2014
No director better embodies the word "vision" in all its meanings

Simon of the Desert (1965), dir. Luis Bunuel
 viewed February 6, 2014
Even atop a column in the desert, the saint can't dodge petty truths & sexy snares

Tokyo Twilight (1957), dir. Yasujiro Ozu
viewed February 6, 2014
For once Ozu's silences & simple dialogue express disconnection rather than mutual understanding

A Day in the Country (1936), dir. Jean Renoir
viewed February 6, 2014
We are born and we die as do the caterpillars, but we can't all become butterflies

Munich (2005), dir. Steven Spielberg
viewed February 5, 2014
Killing for the land of milk and honey

 Amblin' (1968), dir. Steven Spielberg
viewed February 5, 2014
Long before the sharks, aliens, and dinosaurs, 2 kids smoked grass & guarded a guitar case

Taxi Driver (1976), dir. Martin Scorsese
viewed February 5, 2014
And these, thy gifts, which we are about to receive

The Big Shave (1967), dir. Martin Scorsese
viewed February 5, 2014
Advertising aesthetic stained by forthcoming violence of '68 & scored by haunted swing of '39

Citizen Kane (1941), dir. Orson Welles
viewed February 5, 2014
"I always gagged on that silver spoon."

Meshes of the Afternoon (1943), dir. Maya Deren
viewed February 5, 2014
What does the key open?

Dumbo (1941), prod. Walt Disney
viewed February 4, 2014
The United States, color-coded and clearly delineated like a map of Disney World

Gertie the Dinosaur (1914), dir. Winsor McKay
viewed February 4, 2014
100 years old on Saturday, this cartoon creation is as delightful & engaging as ever

The Phantom Carriage (1921), dir. Victor Sjostrom
viewed February 3, 2014
Led by Death's driver past the grief he caused

Fantasmagorie (1908), dir. Emile Cohl
viewed February 3, 2014
Psychedelia in chalk, circa turn-of-the-century

The Gold Rush (1925), dir. Charles Chaplin
viewed February 3, 2014
Snow gets in your eyes

One Week (1920), dir. Buster Keaton, Edward F. Cline
viewed February 2, 2014
Perfect punchline to Buster's home improvement project

Through a Glass Darkly (1961), dir. Ingmar Bergman
viewed February 2, 2014
The lamps are going out all over this little island - who shall see them lit again?

La Jetee (1962), dir. Chris Marker
viewed February 2, 2014
A momentary fissure amidst the frozen grandeur

Groundhog Day (1992), dir. Harold Ramis
viewed February 2, 2014
That right hook wasn't in Ned Ryerson's actuarial table

12:01 PM (1990), dir. Jonathan Heap
viewed February 2, 2014
Cover of the early edition. And the late edition...& the one after that & after that...

The Double Life of Veronique (1991), dir. Krzysztof Kieslowski
viewed February 1, 2014
Life is most delicate in its happiest moments

Jammin' the Blues (1944), dir. Gjon Mili
viewed February 1, 2014
The greatest goddamn musical of all time - and no one knows it

BBStory (2009), dir. Greg Carson
viewed February 1, 2014
"The real story is...we were just one bunch of lucky motherfuckers."

Isle of Flowers (1989), dir. Jorge Furtado
viewed February 1, 2014
What's worth more: a chicken or a whale, a person or a pig?

A Clockwork Orange (1971), dir. Stanley Kubrick
viewed February 1, 2014
"I'm laughing at clouds, so high up above! The sun's in my heart, and I'm reeeady for love..."

Five Easy Pieces (1970), dir. Bob Rafelson
viewed January 29, 2014
Sometimes the moment of truth is also a moment of denial

Zabriskie Point (1970), dir. Michelangelo Antonioni
viewed January 29, 2014
Opens compellingly on campus, meanders midway in desert, soars w/ gorgeous & bizarre finale

Hi, Mom! (1970), dir. Brian De Palma
viewed January 27, 2014
Making love at the picture window, for the benefit of the hidden camera across the street

Easy Rider (1969), dir. Dennis Hopper
viewed January 27, 2014
The pushers score in a Rolls and then roll out scored by "The Pusher"

Midnight Cowboy (1969), dir. John Schlesinger
viewed January 26, 2014
Hunting rats on the New York subway

The Graduate (1967), dir. Mike Nichols
viewed January 26, 2014
He's nervous about his future, she's tired of her past

La Chinoise (1967), dir. Jean-Luc Godard
viewed January 26, 2014
You can't be neutral on a moving train

Pierrot le fou (1965), dir. Jean-Luc Godard
viewed January 25, 2014
Reborn on a beach in the south of France, making up stories about the moon

Alphaville (1965), dir. Jean-Luc Godard
viewed January 23, 2014
Bring two cups of coffee for the detective of emotions and the computer of neuroses

Jonah Who Will Be 25 in the Year 2000 (1976), dir. Alain Tanner
viewed January 19, 2014
School of Swiss listening to a school of whales

My Own Private Idaho (1991), dir. Gus Van Sant
finished January 17, 2014
He has always depended on the kindness of strangers

Voyage to the Moon (1902), dir. Georges Melies
viewed January 16, 2014
Moonbeam monsters just missed the magic bullet

The Big Red One (restored cut) (1980), dir. Sam Fuller
finished January 16, 2014
The memorial to one war becomes the battlefield for another

Kagemusha (1980), dir. Akira Kurosawa
viewed January 15, 2014
Even his reflection can't tell him who he is anymore

Werckmeister Harmonies (2000), dir. Bela Tarr
viewed January 15, 2014
The corpse of transcendence

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966), dir. Mike Nichols
finished January 15, 2014
I'll huff, and I'll puff, and I'll blow your house in!

The Hunger Games (2012), dir. Gary Ross
viewed January 13, 2014
Massacre of the innocents, PG-13 or not

Blackfish (2013), dir. Gabriela Cowperthwaite
viewed January 12, 2014
A killer whale who lives up to the name

Daughters of the Dust (1991), dir. Julie Dash
viewed January 12, 2014
Figures amidst the tide, in & out w/ overlapping movements

A Separation (2011), dir. Asghar Farhadi
viewed January 11, 2014
Her last chance to listen to her hidden brother

Le Cercle Rouge (1970), dir. Jean-Pierre Melville
viewed January 11, 2014
A touch of surrealism to depict the DTs

Privilege (1967), dir. Peter Watkins
finished January 9, 2013
The only person not watching Steven Shorter on TV is...Steven Shorter

Song of the South (1946), dir. Wilfred Jackson, Herve Foster/prod. Walt Disney
viewed January 5, 2014
The original Toontown was in Georgia, not California

Stargate (1994), dir. Roland Emmerich
viewed January 5, 2014
Ra parks his spaceship for the afternoon

Conan the Barbarian (1982), dir. John Milius
viewed January 5, 2014
True barbarians always bite back

Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985), dir. George Cosmatos
viewed January 5, 2014
Here's one way to exorcise the ghosts of Vietnam

First Blood (1982), dir. Ted Kotcheff
viewed January 5, 2014
The All-American strip becomes a war zone

Commando (1985), dir. Mark Lester
viewed January 5, 2014
"Welcome back, John"

Kooky (2010), dir. Jan Sverak
viewed January 5, 2014
A treehouse is not a home

Follow That Bird (1985), dir. Ken Kwapis
viewed January 5, 2014
Big Bird sings the blues

Paddle to the Sea (1966), dir. Bill Mason
viewed January 5, 2014
"Someone might find you someday in a cold fjord in Norway, or a warm beach in Africa"

Pinocchio (1940), prod. Walt Disney
viewed January 5, 2014
A Disneyland for little devils

Zodiac (2007), dir. David Fincher
viewed January 3, 2014
So close, and yet so far away

The War Game (1965), dir. Peter Watkins
viewed January 3, 2014
What Watkins thinks of nuclear euphemisms

The Universal Clock: The Resistance of Peter Watkins (2001), dir. Geoff Bowie
viewed January 2, 2014
The commune infiltrates the corporation

La Commune (2000), dir. Peter Watkins
viewed January 1, 2014
Live from the barricades, Paris 1871

Murder, My Sweet (1944), dir. Edward Dmytryk
viewed December 29, 2013
"I'm a homing pigeon - I always come back to the stinking coop no matter how late it is"

The Night Before Christmas (1913), dir. Wladislaw Starewicz
viewed December 28, 2013
The devil gets a piggyback ride

Margaret (theatrical cut) (2011), dir. Kenneth Lonergan
viewed December 26, 2013
We can't see the big picture but it doesn't matter (she doesn't realize that yet)

*batteries not included (1987), dir. Matthew Robbins
viewed December 25, 2013
The Lower East Side turns into a dream, under the watchful eye of electronic elves

The Flight of the Navigator (1986), dir. Randal Kleiser
viewed December 25, 2013
Making a pit stop to take a leak

Robin Hood (1971), prod. Wolfgang Reitherman
viewed December 25, 2013
The weak ruler relies on the noose

How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966), dir. Chuck Jones
viewed December 25, 2013
At this moment, the Grinch had a change of heart (quite literally)

Rocko's Modern Christmas (1994), dir. Mr. Lawrence, Joe Murray
viewed December 25, 2013
Wallaby looking for Christmas cheer

The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), prod. Tim Burton, Denise Di Novi, dir. Henry Selick
viewed December 25, 2013
No trailer ever filled me with as much excitement/anticipation as this when I was 9

Toy Tinkers (1949), dir. Jack Hannah/prod. Walt Disney
viewed December 24, 2013
Surrender in the war on Christmas

The Best Vine Compilation of 2013 (150+) ★ (2013), uploaded VinesArmy
viewed December 24, 2013
Amidst all the twerking, fat jokes, & pet reactions, nonchalant soda-mixing kid is my favorite

The Thief and the Cobbler (Recobbled Cut 4) (1993), dir. Richard Williams
viewed December 24, 2013
Aladdin meets Yellow Submarine meets 60s Eastern European animation (emphasis on last)

The Making of "Gorillas in the Mist" (1988), dir. Robert Nixon
viewed December 24, 2013
The real Fossey, briefly observed amidst movie promotion

Gorillas in the Mist (1988), dir. Michael Apted
viewed December 23, 2013
Red-haired witch and silverback gorilla communicate in their own private language

Bert and Ernie Censored - You're $%@& (2011), uploaded Andyblalock
viewed December 22, 2013
Ernie tells Bert what he really thinks of all his book-learnin'

Bert & Ernie Casino Style (2007), original uploader unknown
viewed December 22, 2013
My favorite moment is this nonchalant ending

Linus Sings The Police (2007), uploaded chalkdrinker
viewed December 22, 2013
The timing in this clip is pretty well-executed

Guerrilla: The Taking of Patty Hearst (2004), dir. Robert Stone
viewed December 22, 2013
"Death to the fascist insect that preys upon the life of the people!"

Christmas in Yellowstone (2006), dir. Shane Moore
viewed December 22, 2013
The fox says...Merry Christmas

A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965), dir. Bill Melendez
viewed December 21, 2013
Who is your favorite dancer?

Chile, Obstinate Memory (1997), dir. Patricio Guzman
viewed December 20, 2013
Heartbreaking tribute to a dream destroyed

The Tommyknockers (1993), dir. John Power
viewed on December 19, 2013
Her mourning period was short-lived

Tha Crossroads (1996), dir. Michael Martin
viewed December 18, 2013
The old soldier fades away

Gangsta's Paradise (1995), dir. Antoine Fuqua
viewed December 18, 2013
How often do stars of movie appear in accompanying video? It helps make this one.

1979 (1996), dir. Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
viewed December 18, 2013
Nostalgia for the time they thought they couldn't wait to leave

Do the Evolution (1998), dir. Todd McFarlane
viewed December 18, 2013
Son, someday all this will be yours...if we aren't all dead yet, of course

Karma Police (1997), dir. Jonathan Glazer
viewed December 18, 2013
Game, set, but not yet match

Miss You (1978), dir. Michael Lindsay-Hogg
viewed December 18, 2013
Sharing a microphone but Mick gets two

Supersonic (1994), dir. Mark Szasky
viewed December 18, 2013
Gliding across an oasis of sky

Rock With You (1979), dir. Bruce Gowers
viewed December 18, 2013
Wearing wings of laser

You Know I'm No Good (2006), dir. Phil Griffin
viewed December 18, 2013
Deeply passionate, easily bored

Life in a Northern Town (1985), dir. Tim Pope
viewed December 18, 2013
"And the morning lasted all day, all day..."

In the Closet (1992), dir. Herb Ritts
viewed December 18, 2013
Like silhouettes from The Nightmare Before Christmas

Can't Stand Losing You (1978), dir. Derek Burbidge
viewed December 18, 2013
As desperate but not yet as threatening as "Every Breath You Take"

Passin' Me By (1993), dir. Sanji Senaka
viewed December 18, 2013
Will rubbing his head give him good luck too?

Straight Outta Compton (1988), dir. Rupert Wainwright
viewed December 18, 2013
Harassing the cops right back

Brooklyn Zoo (1995), dir. Diane Martell
viewed December 18, 2013
So says ODB

Army of Me (1995), dir. Michel Gondry
viewed December 18, 2013
Say hello to the dentist

Heart of Glass (1979), dir. Stanley Dorfman
viewed December 18, 2013
Summer single in spirit, but released in dead of winter

Man in the Mirror (1988), dir. Don Wilson
viewed December 17, 2013
Free Mandela

Billie Jean (1982), dir. Steve Barron
viewed December 17, 2013
City humming in the near distance as the path lights up below

Killing Me Softly (1996), dir. Aswad Ayinde
viewed December 17, 2013
A future multitasker

Whip It (1981), prod. Gerald Casale
viewed December 17, 2013
Wonderful how simultaneously literal & random this video is

Kowalski (1997), dir. Steve Hanft
viewed December 17, 2013
Preparing to pierce the vanishing point

High and Dry (1996), dir. Paul Cunningham
viewed December 17, 2013
Radiohead definitely dig burning cars

Louise (1984), dir. Steve Barron
viewed December 17, 2013
Videos may have been the last recourse for black & white after the 70s

Enter Sandman (1991), dir. Wayne Isham
viewed December 17, 2013
The monsters under his bed are real...

Give It To Me Baby (1981), dir. Nick Saxton
viewed December 17, 2013
Inhaling with eager anticipation

Come As You Are (1992), dir. Kevin Kerslake
viewed December 17, 2013
I need a fix 'cause I'm goin' down...

Keep Ya Head Up (1993), dir. Dave Dobkin
viewed December 17, 2013
The "things are gonna get easier" refrain sounds both wistful & determined

Toxic (2004), dir. Joseph Kahn
viewed December 17, 2013
Playing Poison Ivy

I Write Sins Not Tragedies (2006), dir. Shane Drake
viewed December 17, 2013
These wedding guests were using Brand X. But now, with Smilex...

You Rock My World (short version - 2001), dir. Paul Hunter
viewed December 17, 2013
Making his last appearance for a fellow late legend

Disturbia (2008), dir. Anthony Mandler, Rihanna
viewed December 17, 2013
Prison chic

The Real Slim Shady (2000), dir. Phillip Atwell, Dr. Dre
viewed December 17, 2013
"And Dr. Dre said...nothing you idiots, Dr. Dre's dead, he's locked in my basement!"

Firework (2010), dir. Dave Meyers
viewed December 17, 2013
Never actually knew what the lyric said till I saw this video

Californication (2000), dir. Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
viewed December 17, 2013
The design concept of this video is so cool

Get Ur Freak On (2001), dir. Dave Meyers
viewed December 17, 2013
Can't keep your eyes on the road when you're jammin'

Baby One More Time (1998), dir. Nigel Dick
viewed December 17, 2013
The roller coaster career started with a schoolgirl's daydream

Scream (1995), dir. Mark Romanek
viewed December 17, 2013
A message from his little sister

Vogue (1990), dir. David Fincher
viewed December 17, 2013
Doesn't mention Veronica Lake in litany of stars, but looks like she's channeling her here

Freak on a Leash (1999), dir. Todd McFarlane
viewed December 17, 2013
Graphic novel meets its graphic demise

My Name Is (1999), dir. Phillip Atwell
viewed December 17, 2013
The beginning, actually

Waterfalls (1995), dir. F. Gary Gray
viewed December 17, 2013
The other Waterworld of 1995

Like a Prayer (1989), dir. Mary Lambert
viewed December 17, 2013
Madonna makes her confession (sort of)

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (1983), dir. Ed Griles
viewed December 17, 2013
Cyndi Lauper takes a page from A Night at the Opera

When Doves Cry (1984), dir. Prince
viewed December 17, 2013
Sitting by the sea of doves' tears

Hungry Like the Wolf (1983), dir. Russell Mulcahy
viewed December 17, 2013
Primal scream

Every Breath You Take (1983), dir. Godley & Creme
viewed December 17, 2013
Meet the Police

Rhythm Nation (1989), dir. Dominic Sena
viewed December 17, 2013
X marks the beat

Smells Like Teen Spirit (1991), dir. Samuel Bayer
viewed December 17, 2013
Well, it doesn't smell like Old Spice

November Rain (1992), dir. Andy Morahan
viewed December 17, 2013
The Church of Slash

Learn to Fly (1999), dir. Jesse Peretz
viewed December 17, 2013
The Tenacious Dopes get nabbed

Black Hole Sun (1994), dir. Howard Greenhalgh
viewed December 17, 2013
Mere minutes before the anti-rapture

Jeremy (1992), dir. Mark Pellington
viewed December 17, 2013
Into the belly of the wicked wolf

Runaway (2010), dir. Kanye West
viewed December 16, 2013
This bird has flown (so I lit the fire)

Bad Romance (2009), dir. Francis Lawrence
viewed December 16, 2013
He may need a cigarette too

Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It) (2008), dir. Jake Nava
viewed December 16, 2013
Just try and put a ring on this

Going On (2008), dir. Wendy Morgan
viewed December 16, 2013
Through the doorway, and what she found there (will have to wait for another day)

The Hardest Button to Button (2003), dir. Michel Gondry
viewed December 16, 2013
They are traveling light

Hurt (2002), dir. Mark Romanek
viewed December 16, 2013
"You are someone else/I am still here"

Weapon of Choice (2001), dir. Spike Jonze
viewed December 16, 2013
Who knew?

Untitled (How Does It Feel) (2000), dir. Paul Hunter
viewed December 16, 2013
Interesting use of offscreen space

Praise You (1998), dir. Spike Jonze
viewed December 16, 2013
Great things have small beginnings

Let Forever Be (1999), dir. Michel Gondry
viewed December 16, 2013
Dames dance into the digital age

All is Full of Love (1999), dir. Chris Cunningham
viewed December 16, 2013
Programmed for pleasure and therefore pain

Coffee & TV (1999), dir. Hammer & Tongs
viewed December 16, 2013
Who knew Kick the Can was a blood sport?

This is Hardcore (1998), dir. Doug Nichol
viewed December 16, 2013
The demons urge her take a bite

The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly) (1997), dir. Hype Williams
viewed December 16, 2013
Blink and you'll miss the glasses pulsating (or Puff Daddy, for that matter)

Virtual Insanity (1997), dir. Jonathan Glazer
viewed December 16, 2013
The grotesque leaks into the chic

Buddy Holly (1994), dir. Spike Jonze
viewed December 16, 2013
Kitschy nostalgia for kitschy nostalgia

Sabotage (1994), dir. Spike Jonze
viewed December 16, 2013
Like every home movie action film I made as a kid, right down to spliced-in explosions

Closer (1994), dir. Mark Romanek
viewed December 16, 2013
Still-death

Nothing Compares 2 U (1990), dir. John Maybury
viewed December 16, 2013
Her face carries the video; no need for arty inserts

Express Yourself (1989), dir. David Fincher
viewed December 16, 2013
Bad Maria as Big Brother

Walk This Way (1986), dir. Jon Small
viewed December 16, 2013
Tear down this wall!

Don't Come Around Here No More (1985), dir. Jeff Stein
viewed December 16, 2013
Honey, I Shrunk the Carroll

Take On Me (1985), dir. Steve Barron
viewed December 16, 2013
Even after emerging from the comic book, she never pays her bill

Cry (1985), dir. Godley & Creme
viewed December 16, 2013
Mr. T, mid-morph

Once in a Lifetime (1981), dir. Toni Basil, David Byrne
viewed December 16, 2013
"My God! What have I done!"

Manhunter (1986), dir. Michael Mann
viewed December 15, 2013
Embracing the deadly beast

The Dead (1987), dir. John Huston
viewed December 15, 2013
Her heart forever closed to her husband

Frances Ha (2012), dir. Noah Baumbach
viewed December 14, 2013
"I like things that look like mistakes"

Emak-Bakia (1926), dir. Man Ray
viewed December 14, 2013
Time isn't real

The Battle of Chile (1975 - 1979), dir. Patricio Guzman
finished December 14, 2013
The Right loses its phony mask of "freedom" & reveals true identity in the streets of Santiago

Empire Falls (2005), dir. Fred Schepisi
finished December 9, 2013
What we've got here is failure to communicate

Girl Crazy (1932), dir. William Seiter
viewed December 7, 2013
Pursued by a cardboard cop

Heimat 3 (2004), dir. Edgar Reitz
finished December 7, 2013
Comfort in the hour of desolation

Band of Brothers (2001), dir. David Frankel, Mikael Salomon, Tom Hanks, David Leland, Richard Loncraine, David Nutter, Phil Alden Robinson, Tony To
finished December 3, 2013
A Christmas illuminated by machine gun fire

Roots (1977), dir. Marvin Chomsky, John Erman, David Greene, Gilbert Moses
finished December 3, 2013
Free one moment, then chained for a century to come

I, Claudius (1976), dir. Herbert Wise
finished December 3, 2013
"Trust no one, my friend. No one."

Rich Man, Poor Man (1976), dir. David Greene, Boris Sagal
finished December 3, 2013
Connected by blood but little else

Phantom India (1969), dir. Louis Malle
finished December 3, 2013
Even cattle are camera-conscious before the foreign lens

Mankind: The Story of All of Us (2012), dir. Dan Clifton, Hugh Ballantyne
finished November 30, 2013
Trimming the topknot of tradition - samurai becomes entrepreneur

Civilisation (1969), pres. Kenneth Clark
finished November 29, 2013
"I feel, therefore I am."

Histoire(s) du cinema (1988 - 1998), dir. Jean-Luc Godard
finished November 26, 2013
The man who walked through paradise in dreams and woke up with a flower in his hand

The Beatles Anthology (1995), dir. Kevin Godley, Bob Smeaton, Geoff Wonfor
finished November 17, 2013
"The people in the cheaper seats, clap your hands. And the rest of you, if you'll just rattle your jewelry..."

Free as a Bird (1995), dir. Joe Pytka
viewed November 17, 2013
Her grave so lonely that even Paul forgot where he'd gotten the idea

Star Guitar (2002), dir. Michel Gondry
viewed November 12, 2013
Sensorially evocative, mathematically precise - Gondry in a nutshell

Drop (1996), dir. Spike Jonze
viewed November 12, 2013
.sdrawkcab dedrocer saw oediv cisum eritne sihT

The Universal (1995), dir. Jonathan Glazer
viewed November 12, 2013
Britpop channels Kubrick

Nuthin' but a "G" Thang (1992), dir. Dr. Dre
viewed November 12, 2013
"Ready to make an entrance, so back on up..."

Heart-Shaped Box (1993), dir. Anton Corbijn
viewed November 12, 2013
Klanskids, old Jesus-popes, and hanging fetuses cavort in candy-colored nirvana

Bad (1987), dir. Martin Scorsese
viewed November 12, 2013
The King of Pop, back on the block

Sledgehammer (1986), dir. Stephen Johnson
viewed November 12, 2013
I miss claymation

To This Day (2013), prod. Giant Ant
viewed November 11, 2013
Love the different animation styles employed throughout

Remember How We Forgot (2013), perf. Shane Koyczan, Hannah Epperson
viewed November 11, 2013
Mixes disillusionment with inspiration, with emphasis on latter

All the President's Men (1976), dir. Alan Pakula
viewed November 10, 2013
The clacking of typewriter keys sounds the President's death knell

Jurassic Park (1993), dir. Steven Spielberg
viewed November 10, 2013
Echoing the call of the wild

On the Cusp (2009), prod. Issa Clubb
viewed November 9, 2013
Pushing himself over the edge

Two American Audiences (1968), dir. Richard Leacock, D.A. Pennebaker
viewed November 9, 2013
As soon as he slips into French and filmmaking, he sounds more authoritative

Godard in America (1970), dir. Ralph Tranhauser
viewed November 9, 2013
The children of Mao and Coca-Cola

A Cautionary Tale of Campus Revolution and Sexual Freedom (2009), prod. Criterion Collection
viewed November 9, 2013
Jack Nicholson recollects Keith Richards' child disrupting the Cannes screening

Henry Jaglom Finds A Safe Place (2009), prod. Criterion Collection
viewed November 9, 2013
Explaining how Anais Nin provided free publicity for his movie

Bergman Island (2004), dir. Marie Nyrerod
viewed November 9, 2013
Recalling the times good and bad as his life draws to a close

Ingmar Bergman Makes a Movie (1963), dir. Vilgot Sjoman
viewed November 9, 2013
Bergman can't help smiling as table turns & filmmaker presses critic on his own process

Carl Th. Dreyer - My Metier (1995), dir. Torben Skjodt Jensen
viewed November 9, 2013
The daughter of Joan of Arc

Kenji Mizoguchi: The Life of a Film Director (1975), dir. Kaneto Shindo
viewed November 9, 2013
Mizoguchi's favored urine bottle (he didn't want to miss a moment on set)

Becoming John Ford (2007), dir. Nick Redman
viewed November 9, 2013
The bedridden auteur counts his blessings

The Brave Little Toaster (1987), dir. Jerry Rees
viewed November 4, 2013
Don't let go, or you're toast!

The Magnificent Ambersons (1942), dir. Orson Welles, Fred Fleck, Robert Wise
viewed November 4, 2013
When comeuppance arrives he's already been forgotten...the greatest comeuppance of all

King Kong (1976), dir. John Guillermin
viewed November 2, 2013
The killer ape as countercultural icon

King Kong (1933), dir. Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack
viewed November 2, 2013
The horrible dream at the window

Evil Dead II (1987), dir. Sam Raimi
viewed October 30, 2013
FINALLY watched this movie, just in time for Halloween!

The Evil Dead (1981), dir. Sam Raimi
viewed October 30, 2013
What's that noise?

viewed October 27, 2013
Reminding Ruthie Lee who's boss - that's all he's got left

viewed October 27, 2013
"You chickenshit badge-wearing sonofabitch"

God's Little Acre (1958), dir. Anthony Mann
viewed October 27, 2013
Old dreams die hard, be they for gold or Griselda

They Won't Forget (1937), dir. Mervyn LeRoy
viewed October 26, 2013
Begins like a postcard to the Old South - turns out it's written with poison pen

Waste Land (2010), dir. Lucy Walker, Karen Harley, Joao Jardim
viewed October 25, 2013
The materials for art are everywhere

Exit Smiling (1926), dir. Sam Taylor
viewed October 24, 2013
Getting into character

The Living Corpse (1929), dir. Fyodor Otsep
viewed October 23, 2013
The surprising dignity of the cuckold

Men in War (1957), dir. Anthony Mann
viewed October 8, 2013
Letting the men down the line know the path is mined

Casanova (1927), dir. Alexandre Volkoff
viewed October 7, 2013
18th-century peep show for Venice's sensual aristocrats

Poil de Carotte (1925), dir. Julien Duvivier
viewed October 6, 2013
Unloved redhead shares his sorrows with the family maid

Mother Goose Stories (1946), dir. Ray Harryhausen
viewed October 5, 2013
The magic of the movies

The Story of King Midas (1953), dir. Ray Harryhausen
viewed October 5, 2013
Midas and Mephistophales decide to go gold

The Story of Rapunzel (1951), dir. Ray Harryhausen
viewed October 5, 2013
Cue the guitar strum from "Clarissa Explains It All"

The Story of Little Red Riding Hood (1949), dir. Ray Harryhausen
viewed October 5, 2013
She may want to visit an optometrist if she survives

Quack a Doodle Doo (1950), dir. Izzy Sparber
viewed October 5, 2013
Baby Huey's origin story

Pest Pupil (1957), dir. Dave Tendlar
viewed October 5, 2013
Better living through chemistry

Sudden Fried Chicken (1946), dir. Bill Tytla, Orestes Calpini
viewed October 5, 2013
The characters have become sharper, more well-defined by this time

The Henpecked Rooster (1944), dir. Seymour Kneitel, Orestes Calpini
viewed October 5, 2013
Almost drowned by his best pal

Scrappily Married (1945), dir. Seymour Kneitel, Orestes Calpini
viewed October 5, 2013
Not quite the belly of the beast, but almost

 Campus Capers (1949), dir. Bill Tytla, George Germanetti
viewed October 5, 2013
This is how the Class of 1940 was remembered 10 years later

Patriotic Popeye (1957), dir. Izzy Sparber
viewed October 5, 2013
Power of the pipe

Out to Punch (1956), dir. Seymour Kneitel
viewed October 5, 2013
Spinach > Concrete

Popeye for President (1956), dir. Seymour Kneitel
viewed October 5, 2013
Long before the Tea Party, there was the...

Taxi-Turvy (1954), dir. Seymour Kneitel
viewed October 5, 2013
No spinach for you!

Popeye's 20th Anniversary (1954), dir. Izzy Sparber
viewed October 5, 2013
Playing his greatest hits

You're Not Built That Way (1936), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed October 5, 2013
Trying and failing to be a tough pup

A Song a Day! (1936), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed October 5, 2013
Pickled herring

We Did It (1936), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed October 5, 2013
The cuckoo emerges prepared for a fight

Little Nobody (1936), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed October 5, 2013
Rich dog, poor dog

Making Stars (1935), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed October 5, 2013
The nice way to give someone the hook

No! No! A Thousand Times No!! (1935), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed October 5, 2013
This is how you make rain onstage

Taking the Blame (1935), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed October 5, 2013
Drowning in a picture frame

Betty Boop's Rise to Fame (1934), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed October 5, 2013
Back to the inkwell

Is My Palm Read? (1933), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed October 5, 2013
Worshipping the witch on the wall

Once Upon a Time (1934), dir. F. Lyle Goldman
viewed October 5, 2013
The goblins of bad driving haunt Fairy Tale Land

Time for Love (1935), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed October 5, 2013
Lonesome swan in the sunset

Old Mother Hubbard (1935), dir. Ub Iwerks
viewed October 5, 2013
I remember the jazzy syncopations & nursery tale stylings of this toon from childhood

Jack Frost (1934), dir. Ub Iwerks
viewed October 5, 2013
Preparing for Halloween

Slick Sleuths (1926 - color & soundtrack added later), dir. Charles R. Bowers, Bud Fisher
viewed October 5, 2013
The shadow knows (evil laughter)

Westward Whoa (1926 - color & soundtrack added later), dir. Charles R. Bowers, Bud Fisher
viewed October 5, 2013
Cattle call

Boo Moon (1954), dir. Seymour Kneitel, Izzy Sparber
viewed October 5, 2013
Casper, ahead of Neil Armstrong by 15 years

The Friendly Ghost (1945), dir. Izzy Sparber
viewed October 5, 2013
Can a ghost commit suicide?

Spooking About Africa (1957), dir. Seymour Kneitel
viewed October 5, 2013
The Star Child meets the apes from the beginning of 2001

A Haunting We Will Go (1949), dir. Seymour Kneitel
viewed October 5, 2013
Only the bad ghost is a good ghost

Vitamin Hay (1941), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed October 5, 2013
Sometimes you kick ass, and sometimes the ass kicks you

The Barnyard Brat (1939), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed October 5, 2013
Two legs good, four legs bad!

Always Kickin' (1939), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed October 5, 2013
Showdown to stick up for his winged pals

Hunky and Spunky (1938), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed October 5, 2013
Apples always seem to bring bad news

Betty Boop and Grampy (1935), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed October 5, 2013
How to make your fan a flutist

A Language All My Own (1935), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed October 5, 2013
Betty's Japanese fans demonstrate their affection

Terror On the Midway (1942), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer, Orestes Calpini
viewed October 5, 2013
Ace reporters relegated to the circus beat - but of course it won't be boring for long

Volcano (1942), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer, Willard Bowsky
viewed October 5, 2013
Clark Versus the Volcano

Electric Earthquake (1942), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed October 5, 2013
Whither Metropolis?

The Magnetic Telescope (1942), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed October 5, 2013
Kids, don't try this at home

The Bulleteers (1942), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer, Orestes Calpini
viewed October 5, 2013
Imagine if this flying object landed on your windshield...

The Arctic Giant (1942), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer, Willard Bowsky
viewed October 5, 2013
One of Superman's more formidable foes

Billion Dollar Limited (1942), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed October 5, 2013
Good thing he's more powerful than a locomotive

You Ought to Be in Pictures (1940), dir. Friz Freleng
viewed October 5, 2013
Porky Pig bids Leon Schlesinger farewell to seek work in features

What's Opera, Doc? (1957), dir. Chuck Jones
viewed October 5, 2013
I am not a girl. Surprise.

Stage Door Cartoon (1944), dir. Friz Freleng
viewed October 5, 2013
What's meta, Doc?

Show Biz Bugs (1957), dir. Friz Freleng
viewed October 5, 2013
Of course Daffy and his detachable bill are at the epicenter

Rhapsody Rabbit (1946), dir. Friz Freleng
viewed October 5, 2013
They did this bit a whole year before Tom & Jerry

One Froggy Evening (1955), dir. Chuck Jones
viewed October 5, 2013
I find this to be one of the most frustrating cartoons ever

The Three Little Bops (1957), dir. Friz Freleng
viewed October 5, 2013
"The big bad wolf, he learned the rule - you gotta get hot to play real cool!'

The Hep Cat (1942), dir. Robert Clampett
viewed October 5, 2013
Only those with nine lives can afford to be so cavalier

Katnip Kollege (1938), dir. Cal Dalton, Cal Howard
viewed October 5, 2013
This side of the 30s & 40s comes through clearer in cartoons than live-action

I Love to Singa (1936), dir. Tex Avery
viewed October 5, 2013
Simon Cowell's grandfather

Hollywood Steps Out (1941), dir. Tex Avery
viewed October 5, 2013
The odd couple

Have You Got Any Castles? (1938), dir. Frank Tashlin, Friz Freleng
viewed October 5, 2013
Get it?

A Corny Concerto (1943), dir. Robert Clampett
viewed October 5, 2013
Clampett's cartoons always have the most fantastic colors

Book Revue (1946), dir. Robert Clampett
viewed October 5, 2013
Louisa May Alcott's book transformed into a portrait of bobbysoxers fainting for Frankie

Back Alley Oproar (1948), dir. Friz Freleng
viewed October 5, 2013
Strange to see Sylvester as the underdog (or undercat)

Porky in Wackyland (1938), dir. Robert Clampett
viewed October 5, 2013
My favorite Looney Tune of all time - manic, hilarious, insane, so it's gotta be Clampett

Duck Soup to Nuts (1944), dir. Friz Freleng
viewed October 5, 2013
Death of a Salesduck

Brave Little Tailor (1938), prod. Walt Disney
viewed October 5, 2013
They slipped a Mickey in his cigarette

Mickey's Trailer (1938), prod. Walt Disney
viewed October 5, 2013
This trailer comes fully equipped

The Whalers (1938), prod. Walt Disney
viewed October 5, 2013
Rehearsing for Monstro

Boat Builders (1938), prod. Walt Disney
viewed October 5, 2013
Not exactly seaworthy

Mickey's Parrot (1938), prod. Walt Disney
viewed October 5, 2013
Dead chicken vs. Pluto in sumo showdown

Lonesome Ghosts (1937), prod. Walt Disney
viewed October 5, 2013
Who you gonna call?

Clock Cleaners (1937), prod. Walt Disney
viewed October 5, 2013
Goodbye Goofy

Mickey's Amateurs (1937), prod. Walt Disney
viewed October 5, 2013
The angry entertainer gets his revenge on a hostile audience

Magician Mickey (1937), prod. Walt Disney
viewed October 5, 2013
The Disney merchandise begins

Mickey's Service Station (1935), prod. Walt Disney
viewed October 5, 2013
Service with a smile

Two-Gun Mickey (1934), prod. Walt Disney
viewed October 5, 2013
I Dream of Minnie

The Dognapper (1934), prod. Walt Disney
viewed October 5, 2013
Should've worn a seat belt

Orphan's Benefit (1934), prod. Walt Disney
viewed October 5, 2013
Donald gets the hook in his first appearance with Mickey

Gulliver Mickey (1934), prod. Walt Disney
viewed October 5, 2013
(See caption below)

Camping Out (1934), prod. Walt Disney
viewed October 5, 2013
Pick on someone your own size

Giantland (1933), prod. Walt Disney
viewed October 5, 2013
Mickey's expression reminds me of Calvin & Hobbes

The Pet Store (1933), prod. Walt Disney
viewed October 5, 2013
Taking their cue from a new RKO release

Puppy Love (1933), prod. Walt Disney
viewed October 5, 2013
"No, no, I said I was out with Chip and Dale, not a chippendale!"

Mickey's Gala Premiere (1933), prod. Walt Disney
viewed October 5, 2013
Garbo's new leading man

The Mail Pilot (1933), prod. Walt Disney
viewed October 5, 2013
Crashing into a makeshift propeller in the nick of time

Ye Olden Days (1933), prod. Walt Disney
viewed October 5, 2013
Surely you joust?

The Mad Doctor (1933), prod. Walt Disney
viewed October 5, 2013
No dogs were harmed in the making of this picture - we can't vouch for the chicken though

Building a Building (1933), prod. Walt Disney
viewed October 5, 2013
A machine and a gentleman

The Mind Reader (1933), dir. Roy del Ruth
viewed October 4, 2013
Wonderfully absorbing, entertaining proto-noir at fast 30s clip with great William performance

Roman Scandals (1933), dir. Frank Tuttle
viewed October 4, 2013
My first Eddie Cantor: the Woody Allen influence is impossible to miss

Watch the Birdie (1935), dir. Lloyd French
viewed October 4, 2013
Comedy too busy amusing itself to amuse us

Hotel a la Swing (1937), dir. Roy Mack
viewed October 4, 2013
Maybe if they're real quiet, no one will notice they've gone

Sheik to Sheik (1936), dir. Roy Mack
viewed October 4, 2013
We can wire cars for radio, so why not camels?

Star Night at the Cocoanut Grove (1934), dir. Louis Lewyn
viewed October 4, 2013
Guest stars in exceedingly bizarre two-reeler

Show Kids (1935), dir. Ralph Staub
viewed October 4, 2013
Sparkle Motion, avant la lettre

A Letter to Uncle Boonmee (2009), dir. Apichatpong Weerasethakul
viewed October 3, 2013
Peace and quiet in a village knowing neither

I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale (2009), dir. Richard Shepard
viewed October 3, 2013
Seventies cinema's lonely man

Stupid Child (2013), dir. Jaime Grijalba
viewed October 3, 2013
Ready for my close-up, Mr. Grijalba

The Battle of Midway (1942), dir. John Ford
viewed October 3, 2013
"Yes, this really happened."

Patriotism (1966), dir. Yukio Mishima
viewed October 2, 2013
The awful, beautiful purity of bloodshed

Django Unchained (2012), dir. Quentin Tarantino
viewed October 2, 2013
Frankly my dear, I don't give a fuck...

Ivan the Terrible, Part II (1946), dir. Sergei Eisenstein
viewed October 2, 2013
Sometimes a coronation is an execution

Ivan The Terrible, Part I (1945), dir. Sergei Eisenstein
viewed October 2, 2013
Pick your poison

Black Is...Black Ain't (1995), dir. Marlon Riggs, Christiane Badgley
viewed October 1, 2013
Not going quietly into the night

The James Bond Story (1999), dir. Chris Hunt
viewed October 1, 2013
007 may be invincible, but his stuntman isn't so lucky

Electric Purgatory: The Fate of the Black Rocker (2005), dir. Raymond Gale
viewed October 1, 2013
6 degrees of Little Richard connects him to every rock 'n' roller since

Battle for Brooklyn (2011), dir. Michael Galinsky, Suki Hawley
viewed October 1, 2013
Demolishing the facade of liberty and democracy

Peter Pan & J.M. Barrie: The Boys Who Wouldn't Grow Up (2000), prod. ArtsMagic
viewed October 1, 2013
My own earliest memory is my father taking me to a bookstore for an edition of this story

London - The Modern Babylon (2012), dir. Julien Temple
viewed October 1, 2013
Monitoring the city that won't be controlled

The Pruitt-Igoe Myth (2011), dir. Chad Freidrichs
viewed October 1, 2013
Ugly memories conceal earlier dreams

Two American Families (2013), wri. Kathleen Hughes, Bill Moyers
viewed October 1, 2013
Evening prayer remembered several sad decades later

These Amazing Shadows (2011), dir. Paul Mariano, Kurt Norton
viewed October 1, 2013
National Registry as a mosiac of cinema's diversity

Room 237 (2012), dir. Rodney Ascher
viewed October 1, 2013
Staring at the picture until it stares back at you

The Shining (1980), dir. Stanley Kubrick
viewed September 30, 2013
Do not disturb

Alexander Nevsky (1938), dir. Sergei Eisenstein
viewed September 30, 2013
Birds of prey perched across the frozen river

Made in USA (1966), dir. Jean-Luc Godard
finished September 30, 2013
Playfulness with emotional distance and a heavy heart

Wall Street (1987), dir. Oliver Stone
viewed September 29, 2013
Gaming the system in the new gilded age

Last Year at Marienbad (1961), dir. Alain Resnais
viewed September 29, 2013
Hesitating along the path into the past

A Dangerous Method (2011), dir. David Cronenberg
finished September 29, 2013
Transference: id to ego

Spring Breakers (2013), dir. Harmony Korine
viewed September 21, 2013
Double penetration

London Trip, August 7 - 12, 2013 (2013), dir. Melanie Juliano
viewed September 21, 2013
Exploring the wonders in the dark

Swimmer (2012), dir. Lynne Ramsay
viewed September 20, 2013
Swimming through the sights & sounds of British cinema

Dilbert 3 (2012), dir. CBoyardee
viewed September 20, 2013
Guns don't kill people, Dilbert kills people

Mama (2008), dir. Andrés Muschietti
viewed September 20, 2013
An effective exercise in terrifying movement

The Master (2012), dir. Paul Thomas Anderson
viewed September 19, 2013
Little sailor of the seas, floating on a park bench in Lynn, Massachusetts, or else in a dream

Hotel Chevalier (2007), dir. Wes Anderson
viewed September 19, 2013
L'Amour Mélancolique

Inseperable (2007), dir. Nick White
viewed September 19, 2013
As with many shorts, I wish there was more time to explore the ramifications of the hook

Dennis (2007), dir. Mads Matthieson
viewed September 19, 2013
Gimmick (big man with little ego) earns pathos as it goes

Black Button (2007), dir. Lucas Crandles
viewed September 19, 2013
Could have been more disturbing without the twist, actually

Eurydice...She, So Beloved (2007), dir. Stephen Quay, Timothy Quay
viewed September 16, 2013
Enveloped in death's comforting embrace

San Francisco (2013), dir. Jason Bellamy
viewed September 16, 2013
Video postcard from the city of odd angles

Gold Diggers of 1935 (1935), dir. Busby Berkeley
viewed September 16, 2013
Map of the mad metropolis etched on her smooth skin

Spider (2007), dir. Nash Edgerton
viewed September 16, 2013
Fake spiders can be just as dangerous as real ones

The Key to Reserva (2007), dir. Martin Scorsese
viewed September 15, 2013
Has the MacGuffin becomes the sine qua non?

Peter and the Wolf (2006), dir. Suzie Templeton
viewed September 15, 2013
A new view of an old legend

Antonio Campos and the Case of the Conscious Camera (A Mystery) (2013), inter. Zach Wigon
viewed September 15, 2013
The subject begins directing the interview

Simon Killer (2012), dir. Antonio Campos
viewed September 15, 2013
Dancing with strangers

Nowhere Boy (2009), dir. Sam Taylor-Johnson
viewed September 15, 2013
Casual tryout for the local skiffle band

The Lonely Villa (1909), dir. D.W. Griffith
viewed September 15, 2013
One of the less delicate methods of home invasion

The Curtain Pole (1909), dir. D.W. Griffith
viewed September 15, 2013
The comic mob mobilizes & star Mack Sennett learns his future style

Rescued From an Eagle's Nest (1908), dir. J. Searle Dawley
viewed September 15, 2013
And he will lift you up, on eagle's wings...

Before Hollywood, There Was Fort Lee, N.J. (1964), dir. Thomas Hanlon
viewed September 15, 2013
Movie stars and yogis lounge in glamorous New Jersey

56 Up (2012), dir. Michael Apted
viewed September 15, 2013
Walking down memory lane

The Ark (2007), dir. Grzezorj Jonkajtys
viewed September 15, 2013
Another boat ride into the inner and outer darkness

Boat (2007), dir. David Lynch
viewed September 15, 2013
"We're gonna try to go fast enough to go into the night!" The home movie as surreal dream trip

It's Such a Beautiful Day (2012), dir. Don Hertzfeldt
viewed September 9, 2013
So many fragments of fleeting beauty - why choose only one?

The Meaning of Life (2005), dir. Don Hertzfeldt
viewed September 9, 2013
Baby Moby Dick absorbed by the heavens

Rejected (2000), dir. Don Hertzfeldt
viewed September 9, 2013
Marie Antoinette's new bonnet?

Billy's Balloon (1998), dir. Don Hertzfeldt
viewed September 9, 2013
This can't end well.

Lily and Jim (1997), dir. Don Hertzfeldt
viewed September 9, 2013
They make an art of awkward chitchat

Genre (1996), dir. Don Hertzfeldt
viewed September 9, 2013
Entertaining under duress

Ah, L'Amour (1995), dir. Don Hertzfeldt
viewed September 9, 2013
Don Hertzfeldt's presentation of courtship rituals

Torpedo Squadron 8 (1942), dir. John Ford
viewed September 9, 2013
Shapes in the sky echo shapes in the sea

December 7th (1943), dir. John Ford
viewed September 9, 2013
Family of the fallen in Castalia, Iowa

A Weekend at the Beach with Jean-Luc Godard (1979), dir. Ira Schneider
September 9, 2013
Wim Wenders, dressed for the beach

La Morte Rouge (2006), dir. Victor Erice
viewed September 9, 2013
The malevolent master of disguise, lurking in the light

Intolerance (1916), dir. D.W. Griffith
viewed September 9, 2013
On the movie screen, human faces loom large as gods

The Royal Tenenbaums (2001), dir. Wes Anderson
viewed September 9, 2013
Not an asshole, just a sonofabitch

Beauty and the Beast (1946), dir. Jean Cocteau
viewed September 8, 2013
Behold, the hand that slew men

Sunrise (1927), dir. F.W. Murnau
viewed September 8, 2013
Vows renewed transform city into garden

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982), directed by Steven Spielberg
viewed September 5, 2013
"All my friends/They all died!" - The Jim Carroll Band (first song on this soundtrack)

The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938), dir. Michael Curtiz, William Keighley
viewed September 4, 2013
A man who knows how to make an entrance

Sweet Smell of Success (1957), dir. Alexander Mackendrick
viewed September 3, 2013
Checking the early edition for his own obituary

Chinatown (1974), dir. Roman Polanski
viewed September 2, 2013
An honest living in a crooked town

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (1992), dir. David Lynch
viewed September 2, 2013
"Don't take the ring, Laura..."

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968), dir. Stanley Kubrick
viewed September 1, 2013
Creation myth for the modern age

SubZero (1998), prod. Benjamin Melniker, Michael Uslan, Randy Rogel, Boyd Kirkland
viewed August 31, 2013
Not as compelling as Mask of the Phantasm (Batman himself is barely a character here)

Kustom Kar Kommandos (1965), dir. Kenneth Anger
viewed August 31, 2013
Sleek, soft, sumptuous, and slightly sinister

Carrots & Peas (1969), dir. Hollis Frampton
viewed August 31, 2013
The vegetables are beautiful, the voice is annoying

Liquid Crystals (1978), dir. Jean Painleve
viewed August 31, 2013
Crystallization as hallucination

The Klondike Kid (1932), prod. Walt Disney
viewed August 31, 2013
Come in, Mickey said, I'll give you shelter from the storm

Finding Kate (2004), dir. Katherine Brooks
viewed August 28, 2013
Daydreaming on the chilly seashore

Tetra Vaal (2004), dir. Neill Blomkamp
viewed August 28, 2013
RoBoerCop

Two Cars, One Night (2004), dir. Taika Waititi
viewed August 28, 2013
Road rage from a parked car, with a smile

Submission (2004), dir. Theo van Gogh
viewed August 28, 2013
Someone to watch over her

Ryan (2004), dir. Chris Landreth
viewed August 28, 2013
This is what creative block looks like

The Mosquito Coast (1986), dir. Peter Weir
viewed August 27, 2013
"Not ordinary gumption, but four o'clock in the morning courage, and who's got that?"

Grand Canyon (1991), dir. Lawrence Kasdan
viewed August 26, 2013
Fragile fantasy

Animal Kingdom (2010), dir. David Michod
viewed August 25, 2013
A boy's best friend is his mother

Parsifal: The Search for the Grail (1999), dir. Tony Palmer
viewed August 19, 2013
Wagner enters the Grail Castle

Touchdown Mickey (1933), prod. Walt Disney
viewed August 18, 2013
The toupee- and denture-wearing football bites Mickey Mouse in the ass

7:35 in the Morning (2003), dir. Nacho Vigalondo
viewed August 18, 2013
Choreography under duress

Local Legends (2013), dir. Matt Farley
viewed August 18, 2013
Welcome to the Manchester music scene. No, not that Manchester.

I Had a Heart Once (2013), dir. Josh Lewis
viewed August 18, 2013
The man whose soul slid down behind the sofa seat cushion

Not Without My Daughter (1991), dir. Brian Gilbert
viewed August 18, 2013
Escape through Khomeini's phone booth

Drive, He Said (1970), dir. Jack Nicholson
viewed August 17, 2013
Playing ball on the wall

A Safe Place (1971), dir. Harry Jaglom
viewed August 15, 2013
The dream world of innocent play, swallowed up by encroaching darkness

Blues in the Night (1941), dir. Anatole Litvak
viewed August 15, 2013
Whistling their way into early noir (p.s. that's Elia Kazan on the left)

The Private Life of Don Juan (1934), dir. Alexander Korda
viewed August 15, 2013
The great lover overshadowed by his own legend

The Train Robbers (1973), dir. Burt Kennedy
viewed August 14, 2013
Treasure quietly waiting to be retrieved

Frontier Marshal (1939), dir. Allan Dwan
viewed August 13, 2013
Birth of Tombstone

Jeremiah Johnson (1972), dir. Sydney Pollack
viewed August 13, 2013
"This place is big medicine. They guard it with spirits."

The Worm Turns (1937), prod. Walt Disney
viewed August 12, 2013
Wait a sec, if that's a normal mouse, then what is Mickey

Moose Hunters (1937), prod. Walt Disney
viewed August 12, 2013
Antlers were made for body slamming

Hawaiian Holiday (1937), prod. Walt Disney
viewed August 12, 2013
Surfing, Thirties-style

Orphan's Picnic (1936), prod. Walt Disney
viewed August 12, 2013
Attack of the invidious innocents

Mickey's Rival (1936), prod. Walt Disney
viewed August 12, 2013
Calling bull on the braggart

Moving Day (1936), prod. Walt Disney
viewed August 11, 2013
Evicting sheriff left high & dry, a sight many Depression audiences dreamed of

Alpine Climbers (1936), prod. Walt Disney
viewed August 11, 2013
Booze to cure the blues

Mickey's Polo Team (1936), prod. Walt Disney
viewed August 11, 2013
Disneyland vs. Hollywood on the polo grounds

Mickey's Grand Opera (1936), prod. Walt Disney
viewed August 11, 2013
Conducting the oncoming disaster

Mickey's Elephant (1936), prod. Walt Disney
viewed August 11, 2013
Some brilliant character animation in here

Mickey's Circus (1936), prod. Walt Disney
viewed August 11, 2013
Zapping the high wire

Thru the Mirror (1936), prod. Walt Disney
viewed August 11, 2013
Holding back the house of cards

Mickey's Fire Brigade (1935), prod. Walt Disney
viewed August 11, 2013
Overshooting his target

Pluto's Judgment Day (1935), prod. Walt Disney
viewed August 11, 2013
Pluto meets his prosecutor

On Ice (1935), prod. Walt Disney
viewed August 11, 2013
"Gawrsh, I thought you was a fish!"

The Whoopee Party (1932), prod. Walt Disney
viewed August 11, 2013
Party so swingin', the cops join instead of busting

Mickey's Nightmare (1932), prod. Walt Disney
viewed August 11, 2013
The stork was far too generous

Mickey's Revue (1932), prod. Walt Disney
viewed August 11, 2013
Goofy's debut cameo

The Duck Hunt (1932), prod. Walt Disney
viewed August 11, 2013
The hunted turn the tables

Mickey's Orphans (1931), prod. Walt Disney
viewed August 11, 2013
Candlelight ensures these cats won't end up like the Griswolds'

Mickey Cuts Up (1931), prod. Walt Disney
viewed August 10, 2013
The mouse as mock turtle

Blue Rhythm (1931), prod. Walt Disney
viewed August 10, 2013
Tickled by trombone

Mickey Steps Out (1931), prod. Walt Disney
viewed August 10, 2013
So this is where his whiskers went

The Birthday Party (1931), prod. Walt Disney
viewed August 10, 2013
Riding the xylophone

Pioneer Days (1930), prod. Walt Disney
viewed August 10, 2013
Disney's first foray into Frontierland?

The Gorilla Mystery (1930), prod. Walt Disney
viewed August 10, 2013
Wide-eyed with terror, Mickey backs away from the hairy man-eater

The Chain Gang (1930), prod. Walt Disney
viewed August 10, 2013
Fugitive from justice racing toward the viewer

The Fire Fighters (1930), prod. Walt Disney
viewed August 10, 2013
Improvising a parachute from the laundry line

Mickey's Follies (1929), prod. Walt Disney/dir. Ub Iwerks
viewed August 10, 2013
Fowl tango gets violent

The Karnival Kid (1929), dir. Walt Disney, Ub Iwerks
viewed August 10, 2013
The wiener cart was hiding under the carousel

Baby Be Good (1935), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed August 10, 2013
Magic wand enabling bad boy to take inventory and make amends

Betty in Blunderland (1934), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed August 10, 2013
Perfect fit between Carroll's and Fleischers' surrealism

Rhythm on the Reservation (1939), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed August 10, 2013
Bass case becomes a canoe

My Friend the Monkey (1939), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed August 10, 2013
Organ grinder & monkey out a suburban window

The Scared Crows (1939), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed August 10, 2013
Betty tries out the scarecrow

Musical Mountaineers (1939), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed August 10, 2013
Hatfield & Boop

Betty Boop's Ker-Choo (1933), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed August 10, 2013
The old loose, limber Betty, the one I like best

On with the New (1938), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed August 10, 2013
Dream job turns into nursery nightmare

A Little Soap and Water (1935), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed August 10, 2013
Who's washing who?

Poor Cinderella (1934), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed August 10, 2013
Fairy Godmother grants a Cinderella striptease

The Little Stranger (1936), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed August 10, 2013
New twist on "the ugly duckling"

The Song of the Birds (1935), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed August 10, 2013
I remember this cartoon so well from childhood, with its haunting avian danse macabre

Play Safe (1936), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed August 10, 2013
Clash of the steam-powered trains

Peeping Penguins (1937), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed August 10, 2013
Curiosity killed the penguin

Little Lambkins (1940), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed August 10, 2013
Infant takes Oedipus to new levels by electrocuting the old man

Hold It! (1938), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed August 10, 2013
Crazy cats control time & space

Hawaiian Birds (1936), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed August 10, 2013
Part three of honeymoon trilogy - this time it's the birdie bride who messes up

Dancing On the Moon (1935), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed August 10, 2013
Celebrating marriage on the moon

The Cobweb Hotel (1936), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed August 10, 2013
Honeymoon suite from hell

A Car-Tune Portrait (1937), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed August 10, 2013
Hippo out of the inkwell

The Brementown Musicians (1935), prod. Ub Iwerks
viewed August 9, 2013
Assaulting the lunar taste buds

Sinbad the Sailor (1935), prod. Ub Iwerks
viewed August 9, 2013
Sinbad the Slugger

The Big Bad Wolf (1936), prod. Ub Iwerks
viewed August 9, 2013
Sheep in wolf's clothing

Balloon Land (1935), prod. Ub Iwerks
viewed August 9, 2013
Pin Cushion Man wreaks havoc on Balloon Land

Ali Baba (1936), prod. Ub Iwerks
viewed August 9, 2013
"Open Sesame." "Says-a-who?" "Says-a-me!"

Summertime (1935), prod. Ub Iwerks
viewed August 9, 2013
Mr. Groundhog, scared of his own shadow

Simple Simon (1935), prod. Ub Iwerks
viewed August 9, 2013
Soaring over the circus grounds

Mary's Little Lamb (1935), prod. Ub Iwerks
viewed August 9, 2013
The old biddy boogies with a little lamb

Happy Days (1936), prod. Ub Iwerks
viewed August 9, 2013
Our Gang takes Chitty Chitty Bang Bang for a ride

Tom Thumb  (1936), prod. Ub Iwerks
viewed August 9, 2013
The worm turns

The Story of Hansel and Gretel (1951), dir. Ray Harryhausen
viewed August 9, 2013
Not quite as scary without the cannibalism

Betty Boop's Crazy Inventions (1933), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
viewed August 8, 2013
Falling from the sky in style

Popeye the Sailor Meets Sinbad the Sailor (1936), dir. Dave Fleischer, Willard Bowsky/prod. Max Fleischer
viewed August 8, 2013
The proud banner of Popeye-land

Wolf! Wolf! (1944), prod. Paul Terry
viewed August 8, 2013
Mighty Mouse uses beer as a weapon

Bosko and Honey (1932), prod. Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising, Leon Schlesinger
viewed August 8, 2013
Leapdog

There's Good Boos To-Night (1948), dir. Izzy Sparber
viewed August 8, 2013
The friendliest ghost you'll ever see

The Great Piggy Bank Robbery (1946), dir. Robert Clampett
viewed August 8, 2013
Duck Twacy employs some skillful sleuthing

The Mechanical Monsters (1941), prod. Max Fleischer/dir. Dave Fleischer
finished August 8, 2013
No match for Kal-El are fire-breathing robothugs

Plane Crazy (1928), dir. Walt Disney, Ub Iwerks
viewed August 8, 2013
Mickey does his best Lindy impersonation

Rikki-Tikki-Tavi (1975), dir. Chuck Jones
viewed August 7, 2013
Fastest mongoose in the East

Old Glory (1939), dir. Chuck Jones
viewed August 7, 2013
Creepy rotoscoped Uncle Sam teaches Porky the Pledge of Allegiance

Baby Bottleneck (1946), dir. Robert Clampett
viewed August 7, 2013
Drinking himself under the table at the Stork Club

Kitty Kornered (1946), dir. Robert Clampett
viewed August 7, 2013
Wilder, crazier, and more colorful than the later Looney Tunes on this disc

Tweetie Pie (1947), dir. Friz Freleng
viewed August 7, 2013
Old-school Tweety looks a little different

Snow Business (1952), dir. Friz Freleng
viewed August 7, 2013
Mouse bites cat

A Bird in a Guilty Cage (1952), dir. Friz Freleng
viewed August 7, 2013
Sylvester as postmodern installation artist

Ain't She Tweet (1952), dir. Friz Freleng
viewed August 7, 2013
Best let sleeping dogs lie

Gift Wrapped (1952), dir. Friz Freleng
viewed August 7, 2013
Showdown in the Christmas tree

Tweet Tweet Tweety (1951), dir. Friz Freleng
viewed August 7, 2013
Old Faithful blows ahead of schedule

Room and Bird (1951), dir. Friz Freleng
viewed August 7, 2013
Presenting a united front against the police

Bosko the Lumberjack (1932), prod. Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising, Leon Schlesinger
viewed August 6, 2013
Nothing hits the spot like a nail sandwich (on slices of wood)

Bosko's Store (1932), prod. Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising, Leon Schlesinger
viewed August 6, 2013
Full of baloney

Bosko at the Beach (1932), prod. Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising, Leon Schlesinger
viewed August 6, 2013
Extreme shore break

Bosko's Dog Race (1932), prod. Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising, Leon Schlesinger
viewed August 6, 2013
Intense training for the poor pooch

Bosko's Party (1932), prod. Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising, Leon Schlesinger
viewed August 6, 2013
"SURPRISE!!!!!!!!"

Bosko and Bruno (1932), prod. Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising, Leon Schlesinger
viewed August 6, 2013
A racing landscape so simple & stylized it's surreal

Big-Hearted Bosko (1932), prod. Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising, Leon Schlesinger
viewed August 6, 2013
The world's most skilled shadow puppeteer

The Booze Hangs High (1930), prod. Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising, Leon Schlesinger
viewed August 6, 2013
These little piggies got wasted...

Bosko at the Zoo (1932), prod. Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising, Leon Schlesinger
viewed August 6, 2013
What do you get when you cross a walrus, an ostrich, and a lion?

Bosko's Soda Fountain (1931), prod. Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising, Leon Schlesinger
viewed August 6, 2013
Hitchcock must have borrowed this shot for Psycho

The Hand (1965), dir. Jiri Trnka
viewed August 4, 2013
I feel for the little guy

Lifted (2006), dir. Gary Rydstrom
viewed August 4, 2013
The Steamboat Bill, Jr. gag goes extraterrestrial in a flying saucer's crater

9 (2005), dir. Shane Acker
viewed August 4, 2013
A nod to Street of Crocodiles?

Anamorphosis: De Artificilia Perspectiva (1991), dir. Stephen & Timothy Quay
viewed August 4, 2013
Sixteenth-century paper dolls play with anamorphic strings

Wisdom Teeth (2010), dir. Don Hertzfeldt
viewed August 4, 2013
"I SEE PREHISTORIC BEASTS!"

Mickey's Garden (1935), prod. Walt Disney
viewed August 3, 2013
A trippy moment once our hero ingests bug poison

All Abir-r-r-rd (1950), dir. Friz Freleng
viewed August 3, 2013
Hard to lie in wait atop a speeding train, unless you're in a Looney Tune

The Galloping Gaucho (1928), prod. Walt Disney/dir. Ub Iwerks
viewed August 3, 2013
Mickey shows off his smoking skills

Bosko Shipwrecked! (1931), prod. Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising, Leon Schlesinger
viewed August 3, 2013
Fleeing the world's biggest lion

Superman (1941), dir. Dave Fleischer/prod. Max Fleischer
viewed August 3, 2013
When the phone booth is already occupied

Wasp (2003), dir. Andrea Arnold
viewed August 3, 2013
The flimsy prize still entices

Voices of a Distant Star (2003), dir. Makoto Shinkai
viewed August 3, 2013
Calling across time and space

Now (2003), dir. Simon Staho
viewed August 3, 2013
We are being watched

Darkened Room (2002), dir. David Lynch
viewed August 3, 2013
I don't know what it is or how he does it, but it's always so incredibly effective

Ticker (2002), dir. Joe Carnahan
viewed August 2, 2013
Running like Roger Thornhill, firing back like General Patton

Sounds from a Town I Love (2001), dir. Woody Allen
viewed July 27, 2013
"Then he did Donald Trump's hair too...yeah, but then they caught him & put him back in jail"

Lovesong (2001), dir. Stan Brakhage
viewed July 27, 2013
Love the texture in this shot

Father and Daughter (2001), dir. Michael Dudok de Wit
viewed July 26, 2013
Watching the sea from the spot where he left her behind

Copy Shop (2001), dir. Virgil Widrith
viewed July 26, 2013
Hiding on top of the world

Cat Soup (2001), dir. Tatsuo Sato
viewed July 25, 2013
Water from elephants

Mad World (2001), dir. Michel Gondry
viewed July 24, 2013
Seems like Gondry always has the bird's eye view

The Follow (2001), dir. Wong Kar Wai
viewed July 24, 2013
"Don't get too close...never meet their eyes"

Chosen (2001), dir. Ang Lee
viewed July 24, 2013
Unusual cargo, from the Far East

Star (2001), dir. Guy Ritchie
viewed July 24, 2013
Not exactly a love letter to his wife

Ambush (2001), dir. John Frankenheimer
viewed July 21, 2013
What happens when you cut off certain vehicles

The Accountant (2001), dir. Ray McKinnon
viewed July 20, 2013
An anachronism and proud of it

Panic Attack! (2009), dir. Fede Alvarez
viewed July 19, 2013
An unusual roadblock

It Happened on Fifth Avenue (1947), dir. Roy del Ruth
viewed July 19, 2013
Dressed for the occasion

Christmas in Connecticut (1945), dir. Peter Godfrey
viewed July 18, 2013
Hollywood's (lost?) ability to mythologize contemporary reality

Chronicle of a Summer (1961), dir. Jean Rouch, Edgar Morin
viewed July 17, 2013
History incurs into the personal sphere

And They All Shine On (2006), dir. Michael Robinson
viewed July 16, 2013
A lonely video game landscape, haunted by shadowy memories of a civilization which created it

These Hammers Don't Hurt Us (2011), dir. Michael Robinson
viewed July 16, 2013
Rabbit ears on a pyramid, picking up signals from the other side of sanity

 Prom Night (2012), dir. Celia Rowlson-Hall
viewed July 16, 2013
The ultimate, ironic selfie

De l'origine du XXIe siecle (2000), dir. Jean-Luc Godard
viewed July 16, 2013
"The Garden of Eden is the garden of earthly delights"

Bosko's Holiday (1931), prod. Hugh Harman, Rudolf Ising, Leon Schlesinger
viewed July 9, 2013
A familiar hood ornament has ideas of its own

Bad Ol' Putty Tat (1949), dir. Friz Freleng
viewed July 9, 2013
Taking a nail-biting habit to extremes

The Band Concert (1935), prod. Walt Disney
viewed July 9, 2013
The conductor confronts the piper from the peanut gallery

 Steamboat Willie (1928), prod. Walt Disney/dir. Ub Iwerks
viewed July 9, 2013
Angry rodent wields a knife

 Alone. Life Wastes Andy Hardy (1998), dir. Martin Arnold
viewed July 5, 2013
Only unique shot identifiable by screen-cap. The experiment is folded/hidden in the original.

Lick the Star (1998), dir. Sofia Coppola
viewed July 5, 2013
The auteur emerges fully-formed, smirking at her haters

Born Free (1966), dir. James Hill
viewed June 24, 2013
Swimming with a sea lion

The Last Lecture (2007), pres. Randy Pausch
viewed June 24, 2013
Autobiography as motivational speech

Cruel Intentions (1999), dir. Roger Kumble
viewed June 24, 2013
Cultures crumble, societies fall, but some things never change

Valmont (1989), dir. Milos Forman
viewed June 24, 2013
Not for Forman the elaborate edifices of the aristocracy

Perceval le Gallois (1978), dir. Eric Rohmer
finished June 22, 2013
3 drops of blood in the snow

Dangerous Liaisons (1988), dir. Stephen Frears
viewed June 21, 2013
It was beyond their control

Orpheus (1950), dir. Jean Cocteau
viewed June 18, 2013
The oddness of the everyday, the everydayness of the odd

Parsifal (1982), dir. Hans-Jürgen Syberberg
finished June 18, 2013
So many fantastic images to choose from in dazzlingly weird Grail opera film

Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991), dir. Kevin Reynolds
viewed June 18, 2013
Riding the arrow through Sherwood

Killing Them Softly (2012), dir. Andrew Dominik
viewed June 18, 2013
Who's afraid of the big, bad wolf?

The Snowtown Murders (2011), dir. Justin Kurzel
viewed June 17, 2013
A sickness lingers in the stale air

 Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991), dir. James Cameron
viewed June 17, 2013
Ideal use of special effects for me - models, animatronics, judicious & imaginative CGI

On Your Mark (1995), dir. Hayao Miyazaki
viewed June 15, 2013
Reminds me of dreams I've had where city & country exist back-to-back

Waking Sleeping Beauty (2009), dir. Don Hahn
viewed June 13, 2013
Despite hype surrounding execs, an artist provided the heart behind Disney renaissance

Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981), dir. Steven Spielberg
viewed June 11, 2013
Never realized this was Alfred Molina till now

Lady and the Tramp (1955), pres. Walt Disney
viewed June 11, 2013
The morning after

Masculin Feminin (1966), dir. Jean-Luc Godard
viewed June 4, 2013
Living and dreaming that total film

Lawrence of Arabia (1962), dir. David Lean
viewed June 4, 2013
Crossing an ocean of sand to reach the actual sea

Vertigo (1958), dir. Alfred Hitchcock
viewed June 3, 2013
The green dream

Day of Wrath (1943), dir. Carl Theodor Dreyer
viewed June 3, 2013
Wandering the Garden after the Fall

The House is Black (1963), dir. Forough Farrokhzad
viewed June 3, 2013
Pausing at the moment of expression

Stille Nacht IV: Can't Go Wrong Without You (1994), dir. Stephen & Timothy Quay
viewed June 3, 2013
Death's head at the door

Stille Nacht III: Tales from the Vienna Woods (1992), dir. Stephen & Timothy Quay
viewed June 3, 2013
Bullet-proof spoon

Stille Nacht II: Are We Still Married? (1991), dir. Stephen & Timothy Quay
viewed June 3, 2013
MTV used to play stuff like this

Stille Nacht I: Dramolet (1988), dir. Stephen & Timothy Quay 
viewed June 3, 2013
Check out the creepy baby at the window

Gimme Shelter (1970), dir. Albert & David Maysles, Charlotte Zwerin
viewed June 3, 2013
"Nice to have a chick occasionally" (especially when she steals the show)

The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928), dir. Carl Theodor Dreyer
viewed June 3, 2013
19-year-old makes her debut at court

The Godfather Part II (1974), dir. Francis Ford Coppola
viewed June 3, 2013
Remember the good old days of the Roman Empire

It's a Wonderful Life (1946), dir. Frank Capra
viewed June 3, 2013
The cocoon dissolves into a spiderweb

Beauty and the Beast (1991), prod. Don Hahn
viewed June 1, 2013
One of the studio's most genuine romances, along with Lady and the Tramp

The Little Mermaid (1989), prod. Howard Ashman, John Musker
viewed May 31, 2013
Seeing it in theaters at 6, I feared an unhappy ending; no wonder - I'd read Andersen's original

The Lion King: A Memoir (2012), hosted Don Hahn
viewed May 29, 2013
Amazing how many cooks there are in the Disney kitchen

The Wizard of Oz (1939), dir. Victor Fleming
viewed May 29, 2013
Why is it the most artificial backdrops are somehow the most enticing?

The Greatest Youtube Video ... Ever (2013), uploaded cadattack123
viewed May 29, 2013
Well, somebody had to take the title

TRAPPED IN AN ELEVATOR FOR 41 HOURS (2008), uploaded NewYorkerDotCom
viewed May 29, 2013
Fascinating and terrifying, loneliness of video never more acute

Skateboarding Dog (2007), uploaded rnickeymouse
viewed May 28, 2013
One of the many strange sights on Venice Boulevard

Guinness World Record for most T-Shirts worn at one time. (2006), uploaded 3ToeOne
viewed May 28, 2013
Not even a quarter of the way there yet

Crush on Obama (2007), uploaded BarelyPolitical
viewed May 28, 2013
With her in his corner, how could he lose?

Diet Coke + Mentos (2006), uploaded zorro103
viewed May 28, 2013
With their white coats and graceful movements, they look like Zen masters

Lazy Sunday (2005), dir. Lonely Island
viewed May 28, 2013
"You can call us Aaron Burr from the way we're droppin' Hamiltons"

Where the hell is Matt? 2006 (2006), uploaded mattharding2718
viewed May 28, 2013
Dancing in the clouds

"Thriller" in Philippine prison (2007), uploaded byronfgarcia
viewed May 28, 2013
Jailhouse Pop

they are coming (2009), uploaded clippomania
viewed May 28, 2013
Garbled radio and ominous clouds make for beautifully haunting little clip

Chocolate Rain (2007), uploaded TayZonday
viewed May 28, 2013
YouTube esoterica at its most astoundingly bizarre (yet catchy)

Auto-Tune the News #2: pirates. drugs. gay marriage. (2009), uploaded schmoyoho
viewed May 28, 2013
Which one is more ridiculous?

The Flowerpot's Lament (2009), uploaded FrEckleStudios
viewed May 28, 2013
Anticipate cheerful bloodshed, AfterEffects-style

Daft Hands - Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger (2007), uploaded FrEckleStudios
viewed May 28, 2013
Brilliant and kind of insane

One Less Lonely Girl (2009), dir. Roman White
viewed May 28, 2013
The boy wonder in his Ellen Page phase

Bank of America's "One" (2006), uploaded tehsuckdotnet
viewed May 28, 2013
Written like it's supposed to be funny, but performed and received in earnest

Noah takes a photo of himself every day for 6 years. (2006), dir. Noah Kalina
viewed May 28, 2013
Fascinating not only for what it shows, but for what it leaves us wondering

Vote Different (2007), uploaded ParkRidge47
viewed May 28, 2013
Orwell, Apple, Obama: the meme continues...

Yes We Can (2008), prod. will.i.am
viewed May 28, 2013
Most idealistic U.S. electoral politics had been, or will be, for some time

"Hey Jude" kid (2008), uploaded kladblog
viewed May 28, 2013
He nails the Beatle mannerisms, like leaning into the mic & bowing at the end

Baby Dancing to Beyonce (2009), uploaded CGElliot09
viewed May 28, 2013
Beats the creepy CGI dancing baby from the 90s at least

baby laughing (2006), uploaded kaihongc
viewed May 28, 2013
1st YT comment: "who is still watching this in 2013" Me, apparently

Baby Laughing Hysterically at Ripping Paper (2011), uploaded BruBearBaby
viewed May 28, 2013
Investigated by a scientist on the Discovery Channel (no, really)

Shoes (2006), created Liam Kyle Sullivan (director unknown)
viewed May 28, 2013
Imelda Marcos meets Based God

Literal version of "Total Eclipse of the Heart" (2009), dir. David A. Scott (original video, 1983, dir. Russell Mulcahy)
viewed May 28, 2013
Funny captions, but original video is the real curio: "If..." meets "Village of the Damned"?

Otters holding hands (2007), uploaded cynthiaholmes
viewed May 28, 2013
It's the drifting away & then re-clasping that makes it

Sneezing Baby Panda (2006), prod. LJM Productions
viewed May 28, 2013
They look & move like Muppets - amazing it's real

JK Wedding Entrance Dance (2009), uploaded TheKheinz
viewed May 28, 2013
I was sufficiently out of touch to not see this til AFTER the "Office" parody

Kittens Inspired By Kittens (2008), uploaded blakekelly0
viewed May 28, 2013
Best moment: "I'm her mom!" "No she's not..."

United Breaks Guitars (2009), wri. Dave Carroll (director unknown)
viewed May 25, 2013
Customer service complaints go country

The Fisher King (1991), dir. Terry Gilliam
viewed May 24, 2013
The quest for the Holy Gift Exchange

The Secret of the Holy Grail (2005), dir. Susanne Aernecke
finished May 23, 2013
Low-key, low-fi Grail doc with terrible Netflix reviews, but I quite enjoyed it

Excalibur (1981), dir. John Boorman
viewed May 21, 2013
A land of silver castles and golden dragons

 Lancelot du Lac (1974), dir. Robert Bresson
viewed May 21, 2013
Into the Bressonian wood: a ghoulish, spiritually beleaguered Camelot

The Sword in the Stone (1963), prod. Walt Disney
viewed May 21, 2013
Unusual Disney feature, one of its most laid-back and episodic (no commercials, though)

Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1974), dir. Terry Gilliam & Terry Jones
viewed May 20, 2013
When the weather is misbehaving

Symphony in Black (1935), dir. Fred Waller
viewed May 20, 2013
Billie belts the blues

The Lion King (1994), prod. Don Hahn
viewed May 20, 2013
Gorgeously animated, thematically compelling, and oddly monarchist

King Arthur - The Search for the Holy Grail (2000), dir. Jens-Peter Behrend
viewed May 17, 2013
The hidden chamber which Parsifal sought in his quest?

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), dir. Steven Spielberg
viewed May 14, 2013
"I suddenly remembered my Charlemagne: 'Let my armies be the rocks, and the trees, and the birds in the sky.'"

Alice (1988), dir. Jan Svankmajer
viewed May 14, 2013
What are a fish and a frog without their wigs?

Hitler's angry reaction to the iPad (2010), uploaded sadiesmithereens/originally dir. Oliver Hirschbiegel
viewed May 14, 2013
Somehow it remains funny - or gets funnier - with each variation

Dramatic Chipmunk (2007), uploaded cregets
viewed May 14, 2013
5 seconds of infamy

Farewell to the King (1989), dir. John Milius
viewed May 13, 2013
Watching his men dig their own graves

The Awakening (1990), dir. Ignacio Cerda
viewed May 11, 2013
The eye on the pyramid sees all

Night Cries: A Rural Tragedy (1990), dir. Tracey Moffatt
viewed May 11, 2013
An eerily beautiful landscape, with an interior outhouse

Darkness Light Darkness (1990), dir. Jan Svankmajer
viewed May 11, 2013
Like a ship in a bottle with nowhere to sail

Do the Bartman (1990), dir. Brad Bird
viewed May 11, 2013
Pop culture as I first knew it

The Cow (1990), dir. Aleksandr Petrov
viewed May 11, 2013
Empathy with a beast of burden

 Pakeezah (1972), dir. Kamal Amrohi
viewed May 10, 2013
Don't piss off the elephants

A Frog Sitting on a Bench Like a Human (2012), uploaded RoltonB
viewed May 8, 2013
My personal favorite YT clip of all time. An amphibian Buster Keaton.

Charlie Schmidt's Keyboard Cat! - THE ORIGINAL! (2007), uploaded chuckieart
viewed May 8, 2013
There really doesn't seem to be much to say about this one. It is what it is.

University of Florida student Tasered at Kerry forum (2007), shot by Kyle Mitchell
viewed May 8, 2013
Initially "serious news", then "funny meme"; see: Marx, tragedy, farce, etc

Leave Britney Alone (2007), uploaded itschriscrocker
viewed May 8, 2013
Probably more famous than the Spears performance that inspired it

Never Gonna Give You Up (1987), dir. Simon West
viewed May 8, 2013
Spoiler alert: this screen-cap is of Rick Astley

Here It Goes Again (2006), dir. Trish Sei & OK Go
viewed May 7, 2013
Shades of Groucho & Harpo in the mirror

David After Dentist (2009), uploaded booba1234
viewed May 7, 2013
He must have visited the same dentist as Lennon & Harrison

Evolution of Dance (2006), uploaded judsonlaipply
viewed May 7, 2013
Not so sure about the "evolution" part...

Charlie bit my finger - again! (2007), uploaded HDCYT
viewed May 7, 2013
Cain & Abel meet the Rugrats

Barack Obama Sings Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen (2012), uploaded baracksdubs
viewed May 7, 2013
Imagine different eras: FDR cut to Andrews Sisters, Nixon to Joplin, etc...

 Talking Twin Babies (2011), uploaded jayrandall22011
viewed May 7, 2013
...and Jean-Pierre Gorin, you can eat your heart out too.

eHarmony Video Bio (2011), uploaded hartmanncara
viewed May 7, 2013
Chris Marker, eat your heart out

Ultimate Dog Tease (2011), uploaded klaatu42
viewed May 7, 2013
Puppy-dog eyes and a dopey voice

Holy Grail in America (2009), dir. Andy Awes
viewed May 7, 2013
Quite a lot of leaps of faith required

Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht (1979), dir. Werner Herzog
viewed May 6, 2013
Our Lady of the Rats

The Exiles (1961), dir. Kent MacKenzie
viewed May 5, 2013
Displaced Native Americans haunting the overlook with alcohol

In Search of History: The Knights Templar (1997), prod. FilmRoos Inc. for A&E Network
viewed May 5, 2013
The mysterious order whose destruction forever cursed Friday the 13th

Check (2013), dir. Salim Garami
viewed May 4, 2013
Puts a whole new emphasis on the word "Checkmate"

Alice in Wonderland (1951), prod. Walt Disney
viewed May 2, 2013
A fresh taste of that old Silly Symphony spirit with zany anthropomorphism

History's Mysteries: The Knights of Camelot (2006), dir. Damian Weyand
viewed May 1, 2013
Returning Excalibur to its watery home

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (1977), dir. Larry Jordan
viewed April 30, 2013
Welles and Coleridge, partners in Rime

The Ghost of Love (2011), dir. John Levy
viewed April 30, 2013
Tendrils of melancholy memory in the evening atmosphere

Nightlife (2008), dir. Tim Sanderson
viewed April 30, 2013
Everyone knows sunlight kills vampires. What this experiment presupposes is...maybe it doesn't?

Awaara (1951), dir. Raj Kapoor
viewed April 30, 2013
Socially-conscious melodrama w/ comedic streak includes Berkleyesque musical dream set in hell

The Breakfast Club (1985), dir. John Hughes
viewed April 29, 2013
Don't do it, Ally!

 Everybody's Shining Today (2012), dir. María Angélica Fernández, Jaime Grijalba
viewed April 29, 2013
It's hard to sleep when a lyricist's in your bed

 The Sun Thief (2013), dir. Jason Giampietro
viewed April 29, 2013
Oboes and surfboards mock Brooklyn lovers at Rockaway Beach

Nayak (1966), dir. Satyajit Ray
viewed April 25, 2013
From cash to ash - wandering in a wasteland of wealth

The Red Inn (1951), dir. Claude Autant-Lara
viewed April 24, 2013
The secret in the snowman

Igor: The Paris Years (1982), dir. Stephen & Timothy Quay
viewed April 23, 2013
Surprisingly tedious puppet show about Stravinsky and Cocteau in 20s Paris

Night Music (1986), dir. Stan Brakhage
viewed April 23, 2013
Lullaby in shattered stained-glass

High Fidelity (1982), dir. Randy Roberts
viewed April 23, 2013
Cone and sphere meet cute in Gershwin-saturated flora

The Last of England (1988), dir. Derek Jarman
viewed April 22, 2013
Empire of the spirit is extinguished in a melancholic frenzy

Bambi (1942), prod. Walt Disney
viewed April 22, 2013
Twitterpated

Zhil-byl-pyos (1982), dir. E. Nazarov
viewed April 22, 2013
The brotherhood of dog and wolf, comrades under the fur

Vincent (1982), dir. Tim Burton
viewed April 22, 2013
The tomcat leaps through the window, drawn forth by a ghoulish pied piper

Two in the Wave (2010), dir. Emmanuel Laurent
viewed April 22, 2013
Apparently tracking shots and morality are no longer so conjoined

The King of Marvin Gardens (1972), dir. Bob Rafelson
viewed on April 22, 2013
Buying Hawaiian islands and building sand castles over lobster dinner

Return to Oz (1985), dir. Walter Murch
viewed April 22, 2013
Dorothy through the looking glass

 King Lear (1987), dir. Jean-Luc Godard
viewed April 22, 2013
Cordelia weeping for her fathers, because they are no more

Arguing the World (1998), dir. Joseph Dorman
viewed April 22, 2013
Leaping from the immigrant experience into the socialist future

Revisiting Brideshead (2005), prod. Free At Last TV
viewed April 22, 2013
Celebrating with silly string

Brideshead Revisited (1981), dir. Charles Sturridge, Michael Lindsay-Hogg
finished April 20, 2013
Dulce domum, nevermore, nevermore...

Paper Flowers (1959), dir. Guru Dutt
viewed April 18, 2013
The director takes a magisterial view of the world he commands, until he falls from his perch

A Decade Under the Influence (2003), dir. Ted Demme, Richard LaGravenese
viewed April 17, 2013
New Hollywood nostalgia, too sprawling at times but with some interesting tangents

New England Time Capsule (1987), dir. unknown
viewed April 15, 2013
Love that dirty water

The Haircut (1982), dir. Tamar Simon Hoffs
viewed April 15, 2013
The longest 15-minute haircut in history

The Discipline of DE (1982), dir. Gus Van Sant
viewed April 15, 2013
Van Sant & Burroughs don't cry over spilt milk

The Man Who Planted Trees (1987), dir. Frédéric Back
viewed April 14, 2013
I feel as if I've suddenly awakened from a beautiful dream...

The Talk of the Town (1942), dir. George Stevens
viewed April 9, 2013
The letter of the law vs. the spirit of practical justice

Mahanagar (1963), dir. Satyajit Ray
viewed April 8, 2013
Birth of a Saleswoman

 Pyaasa (1957), dir. Guru Dutt
viewed April 2, 2013
Still powerful, entertaining & resonant half a world away and half a century later

Skywhales (1983), dir. Phil Austin, Derek Hayes
viewed March 28, 2013
The circle of life devours itself

Malice in Wonderland (1982), dir. Vince Collins
viewed March 28, 2013
Alice in Wonderland on acid. I know what you're thinking: it's already on acid. Well, moreso.

The Snowman (1982), dir. Dianne Jackson, Jimmy T. Murakami
viewed March 28, 2013
Swimming sublimely in the snowy sky

A Girl's Own Story (1984), dir. Jane Campion
viewed March 28, 2013
"I feel the cold/I feel the cold is here to stay/I feel the cold/I want to melt away"

An Exercise in Discipline: Peel (1982), dir. Jane Campion
viewed March 28, 2013
Abrasive yet meditative study of the usual family road-trip misery

Dimensions of Dialogue (1982), dir. Jan Svankmajer
viewed March 27, 2013
Rock, paper, scissors, Arcimboldo-style

 The Children's Story (1982), dir. James Clavell
viewed March 27, 2013
Anti-brainwashing message movie that feels oddly like it's trying to brainwash you

You Might Think (1984), dir. Charlie Levi, Jeff Stein, Alex Weil
viewed March 26, 2013
Soap opera

Thriller (1983), dir. John Landis
viewed March 26, 2013
"This film in no way endorses a belief in the occult"

 All Summer in a Day (1982), dir. Ed Kaplan
viewed March 26, 2013
Remembering the green amongst the gray

Tender Mercies (1983), dir. Bruce Beresford
viewed March 21, 2013
"You see, I never trusted happiness. Never have. Never will."

Watership Down (1978), dir. Martin Rosen
viewed March 19, 2013
Following the Black Rabbit down the Rabbit Hole

 My Ain Folk (1973), dir. Bill Douglas
viewed March 19, 2013
All alone in this great cruel world

Affliction (1997), dir. Paul Schrader
viewed March 19, 2013
A toast to the damned

The Story of Film (2011), dir. Mark Cousins
finished March 18, 2013
I tweeted screen-caps from each episode, highlighting favorite moments from the series

 My Childhood (1972), dir. Bill Douglas
viewed March 17, 2013
Trapped in an oasis of steam

 Mulholland Dr. (2001), dir. David Lynch
viewed March 17, 2013
¿Donde estás?

The House of Yes (1997), dir. Mark Waters
viewed March 17, 2013
Stormy night with a family that doesn't use the past tense

 Cutter's Way (1981), dir. Ivan Passer
viewed March 10, 2013
Alone again, naturally

 Body Heat (1981), dir. Lawrence Kasdan
viewed March 8, 2013
Moment of truth, courtesy Mickey Rourke

Short Cuts (1993), dir. Robert Altman
viewed March 5, 2013
Lemons, booze, soap, and blood in sunny LA

 Charulata (1964), dir. Satyajit Ray
viewed March 4, 2013
Terrible print, but emotions came through anyway - ennui, desire, jealousy, tenderness

 Les Miserables (2012), dir. Tom Hooper
viewed March 4, 2013
Many awkward bits and tedious passages, but some powerful moments as well

 Argo (2012), dir. Ben Affleck
viewed March 3, 2013
And the Oscar for Most Facial Hair in a Single Film goes to...

Larissa (1980), dir. Elim Klimov
viewed March 2, 2013
Moving tribute from one filmmaker to another, but also from a husband to his wife

Atlantic City (1980), dir. Louis Malle
viewed March 1, 2013
Wallace Shawn in a restaurant in a Louis Malle movie ... but this time as waiter, not diner

 The Fly (1980), dir. Ferenc Rofusz
viewed March 1, 2013
Empathy for a fly - impressive. Wonder if there's allegorical element in there

 Fish Heads (1980), dir. Bill Paxton
viewed March 1, 2013
Fish heads, fish heads, roly-poly fish heads, fish heads, fish heads, eat 'em up, yummm

 Act of God (1980), dir. Peter Greenaway
viewed February 28, 2013
Greenaway does a for-real doc (I think). Btw, I too was (almost?) struck by lightning

Death by Hanging (1968), dir. Nagasi Oshima
viewed February 26, 2013
Dark comedy, scathing satire, unsettling psychodrama, wrapped in newspaper & tied with a noose

Mughal-E-Azam (1960), dir. K. Asif
viewed February 26, 2013
Hallucinatory color & heightened artificiality at times anticipate (good) CGI spectacles

 The Sun's Burial (1960), dir. Nagisa Oshima
viewed February 24, 2013
Sweaty, violent look at lowlives and crooks; hard to follow at 1st, but striking & vivid

 The Solar Film (1980), dir. Elaine & Saul Bass
viewed February 23, 2013
Despite title, more about industrialization & subsequent malaise than making case for solar

 Asparagus (1979), dir. Suzan Pitt
viewed February 23, 2013
I suspect this film was made in an insane asylum; I will never look at asparagus the same way

 Away From It All (1979), dir. John Cleese, Clare Taylor
viewed February 23, 2013
"Here certainly we have peace, and tranquility, and also, more of those fucking gondolas"

Banjo: The Woodpile Cat (1979), dir. Don Bluth
viewed February 21, 2013
Some solid animation, but story's more outline than plot; feels like dry run for his 80s spree

Emotion (1966), dir. Nobuhiko Obayashi
viewed February 18, 2013
Fuses A Hard Day's Night w/ Dracula, climaxes like The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

The Machine That Kills Bad People (1952), dir. Roberto Rossellini
viewed February 18, 2013
Rossellini being Rossellini, the director ends up finding the good in everyone...even the devil himself

Being Two Isn't Easy (1962), dir. Kon Ichikawa
viewed February 18, 2013
From family in theory to family in fact, united by accidents, moves, sickness, arguments, and death

Emporte-Moi (1999), dir. Lea Pool
viewed February 18, 2013
We see the world through Hanna's new 8mm camera, all wobbly framing and oversaturated colors

The Junk Shop (1965), dir. Juraj Herz
viewed February 18, 2013
Represents Czechoslovakian penchant for fantastical surrealism

Courage for Every Day (1964), dir. Evald Schorm
viewed February 18, 2013
Excellent slice of kitchen sink with Kafkaesque touches

The Love Goddesses (1965), dir. Saul J. Turrell
viewed February 18, 2013
Great reminder that even in the sixties, screen sex was nothing new

Superman: The Movie (1978), dir. Richard Donner
viewed February 15, 2013
About 5 movies in 1. Overambitious perhaps, but I miss overambitious blockbusters.

My Bloody Valentine (1981), dir. George Mihalka
viewed February 15, 2013
Not many horror films can boast a Canadian country theme song. Apropos yesterday...

Nightmares in Red, White and Blue: The Evolution of the American Horror Film (2009), dir. Andrew Monument
viewed February 14, 2013
Good clips, but Freddy Krueger = metaphor for National Debt? Color me skeptical.

 Nightfall: 100 Years of Vampire Films (2010), dir. J. Balazs
viewed February 13, 2013
Tired last night, so went for this 60-min doc. Cheesy execution, cool clips.

Silver Linings Playbook (2012), dir. David O. Russell
viewed February 12, 2013
Dug mellow-funk Philly vibe. Not entirely convinced, but low expectations exceeded.

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