Lost in the Movies: #WatchlistScreenCaps: Miniseries

#WatchlistScreenCaps: Miniseries


The following is a chronological collection of screen-caps from every miniseries (and the one extended web series) I watched between February 12, 2013 and February 12, 2014. For a chronological lineup including narrative and experimental films as well, visit my complete #WatchlistScreenCaps chronology. Links lead to previous pieces on a given film.

Civilisation (1969), pres. Kenneth Clark
"I feel, therefore I am."

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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