Tuesday, November 29, 2011

The Wizards

The Raven (1963)
dir. Roger Corman

Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
dir. John Carpenter

The Beach

Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956)
dir. Fred F. Sears

Planet of the Apes (1968)
dir. Franklin J. Schaffner

Friday, November 25, 2011

The Giant

The Haunted House (1908)
dir. Segundo de Chomon

House (1977)
dir. Nobuhiko Obayashi

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

The Ad Campaign

8mm filmstrip with sound. from Walden
Jonas Mekas

Super 8 (2011)
dir. J.J. Abrams

 Super 8 cartridge

 Super 8 (2011)
dir. J.J. Abrams

The Guard

Claws for Alarm (1954)
dir. Charles M. Jones

Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991)
dir. James Cameron

The Hero

Shane (1953)
dir. George Stevens

Cyborg 2087 (1966)
dir. Franklin Adreon

The Gunmen

High Noon (1952)
dir. Fred Zinnemann

Once Upon a Time in the West (1968)
dir. Sergio Leone

The Dead Walk

Day of the Dead (1985)
dir. George Romero

Resident Evil (2002)
dir. Paul WS Anderson

Sunday, November 20, 2011

The Trio

Winstanley (1975)
dir. Kevin Brownlow

Dawn of the Dead (1978)
dir. George Romero

Thursday, November 17, 2011

The Proscenium Arch

Young Mr. Lincoln (1939)
dir. John Ford

Jaws (1975)
dir. Steven Spielberg

Spielberg on John Ford.

The Mythmaking

The Green Pastures (1936)
dir. Marc Connelly & William Keighley

Young Mr. Lincoln (1939)
dir. John Ford

The Blasphemy

"Oh, in the name of God! Now I know what it feels like to be God!"

Frankenstein (1931)
written by John L. Balderston, Francis Edward Faragoh, & Garrett Fort

"Mr. Parker, do you know what it means to feel like God?"

Island of Lost Souls (1932)
written by H.G. Wells & Waldemar Young

Friday, November 11, 2011

The Explosion

The Soul of a Monster (1944)
dir. Will Jason

Is this shot from 1944 cinema's first ever "Cool Guys Don't Look at Explosions" moment?

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

The Gaze (2)

The Drummer of the 8th (1913)
dir. Thomas H. Ince

The Plough and the Stars (1936)
dir. John Ford

The Farm

The Amazing Transparent Man (1960)
dir. Edgar G. Ulmer

The Walking Dead "Cherokee Rose" (2011)
dir. Bill Gierhart

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

The Couple

Middle of the Night (1959)
dir. Delbert Mann

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
dir. Mike Nichols

The Swings

Ikiru (1952)
dir. Akira Kurosawa

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
dir. Mike Nichols

Monday, November 7, 2011

The All-Seeing Eye

The Twilight Zone "Black Leather Jackets" (1964)
dir. Joseph M. Newman

Blade Runner (1982)
dir. Ridley Scott

Saturday, November 5, 2011

The TV

Videodrome (1983)
dir. David Cronenberg

Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)
dir. Chuck Russell

The Horse

"Have you ever heard a horse scream?"

Miracles "Little Miss Lost" (2003)
written by Zack Estrin & Chris Levinson

"Have you ever heard a horse scream, Mr. Gaveneau?"

Burning Bright (2010)
written by Christine Coyle Johnson, Julie Prendiville Roux, & David Higgins

The Vigilante

Unforgiven (1992)
dir. Clint Eastwood

Puss in Boots (2011)
dir. Chris Miller

Friday, November 4, 2011

The Credits

The Bloody Brood (1959)
dir. Julian Roffman

Thriller (1960)
dir. Hubbell Robinson