Thursday, March 31, 2011

The Head Room

Im Staub der Sterne (1976)
dir. Gottfried Kolditz

Return to Oz (1985)
dir. Walter Murch

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

The Man at the Fire

Duel in the Sun (1946)
dir. King Vidor

The Big Lebowski (1998)
dir. Joel Coen

The Gate

Duel in the Sun (1946)
dir. King Vidor

The Furies (1950)
dir. Anthony Mann

Days of Heaven (1978)
dir. Terrence Malick

The One Man Band

One Man Band (1909)
dir. Georges Méliès

The Playhouse (1921)
dir. Buster Keaton

Difficult to tell from these stills, but these are both multiple-exposure shots in which every band member is played by the same person.

The Mirror Shot

 Last Year at Marienbad (1961)
dir. Alain Resnais

The Shining (1980)
dir. Stanley Kubrick

The Haystacks

La Terre (1921)
dir. André Antoine

Days of Heaven (1978)
dir. Terrence Malick

Monday, March 28, 2011

The Pose

2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
dir. Stanley Kubrick

The Shining (1980)
dir. Stanley Kubrick

The Alter Ego

Calvin and Hobbes (1988)
Bill Watterson

The Simpsons "Three Men and a Comic Book" (1991)
dir. Wes Archer

The Broken Woman

 The Battle at Elderbush Gulch (1913)
dir. D.W. Griffith

The Scarlet Letter (1926)
dir. Victor Sjöström

The Post

Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (1957)
dir. John Sturges

A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
dir. Sergio Leone

Sunday, March 27, 2011

The Conversation on the Street

The Crowd (1928)
dir. King Vidor

Do The Right Thing (1989)
dir. Spike Lee

The Workplace

The Crowd (1928)
dir. King Vidor

The Trial (1962)
dir. Orson Welles

Playtime (1967)
dir. Jacques Tati

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Monday, March 21, 2011

The Reeds

The Horse Soldiers (1959)
dir. John Ford

Days of Heaven (1978)
dir. Terrence Malick

Sunday, March 20, 2011

The Watcher

Modern Times (1936)
dir. Charles Chaplin

"Smith!" screamed the shrewish voice from the telescreen. "6079 Smith W.! Yes, you! Bend lower, please! You can do better than that. You're not trying. Lower, please!"
Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949)
written by George Orwell 

The Close Call

 Born to Battle (1935)
dir. Harry S. Webb

For a Few Dollars More (1965)
dir. Sergio Leone

The Wagon Train

 Wagon Master (1950)
dir. John Ford

Wagon Train "The Colter Craven Story" (1960)
dir. John Ford 

Saturday, March 19, 2011

The Spaceship

 The Man from Planet X (1951)
dir. Edgar G. Ulmer

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
dir. Steven Spielberg

The Assassin

 Carnival of Souls (1962)
dir. Herk Harvey

Apocalypse Now (1979)
dir. Francis Ford Coppola