Top First Viewings Sep ‘14

  1. Love Streams (John Cassavetes, 1984, USA)
  2. Leila (Dariush Mehrjui, 1997, Iran)
  3. Dark Passage (Delmer Daves, 1947, USA)
  4. Heli (Amat Escalante, 2013, Mexico/Netherlands/Germany/France)
  5. Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters (Paul Schrader, 1985, USA/Japan)

Worthy Mentions: The Hanging Tree, Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work, It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, Starred Up

6love streams, john cassavetes, criterion collection, leila, leila hatami, dariush mehrjui, dark passage, delmer daves, heli, amat escalante, mishima: a life in four chapters, paul schrader, the hanging tree, joan rivers, joan rivers: a piece of work, its a mad mad mad mad world, starred up, seensaid, lists,

If you like the look of traditional media so much, why do them digitally?
Anonymous

samspratt:

While I’ve probably got a 32 page research paper worth of long-winded answers to this in me — covering everything from modern professional workflows in the commercial art industry, to the convergence of art and technology, down to the value of skeuomorphism in the digital age — at the end of the day, I just like the way it looks and don’t want my jeans to be covered in paint stains anymore.

The Master (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2012, USA)
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The Master (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2012, USA)
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The Master (Paul Thomas Anderson, 2012, USA)
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The Graduate (Mike Nichols, 1967, USA)
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The Graduate (Mike Nichols, 1967, USA)
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The Graduate (Mike Nichols, 1967, USA)
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The Graduate (Mike Nichols, 1967, USA)
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Best Films with a Body Part in the Title

  1. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia  Sam Peckinpah, 1974
  2. Claire’s Knee  Eric Rohmer, 1970
  3. Faces  John Cassavetes, 1968
  4. Eyes Without a Face  Georges Franju, 1960
  5. Eyes Wide Shut  Stanley Kubrick, 1999
  6. Adam’s Rib  George Cukor, 1949
  7. Reflections in a Golden Eye  John Huston, 1967
  8. Heart of Glass  Werner Herzog, 1976
  9. The 1,000 Eyes of Dr. Mabuse  Fritz Lang, 1960
  10. Baby Face Nelson  Don Siegel, 1957
  11. True Heart Susie  D.W. Griffith, 1919
  12. Cool Hand Luke  Stuart Rosenberg, 1967
  13. A Face in the Crowd  Elia Kazan, 1957
  14. Murmur of the Heart  Louis Malle, 1971
  15. Fists in the Pocket  Mario Bellocchio, 1965
  16. The Soft Skin  François Truffaut, 1964
  17. The Beat That My Heart Skipped  Jacques Audiard, 2005
  18. Baby Face  Alfred E. Green, 1933
  19. Nil by Mouth  Gary Oldman, 1997
  20. 5 Fingers  Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 1952

From the “Trivial Top 20” in the September/October 2014 Film Comment

6bring me the head of alfredo garcia, sam peckinpah, claires knee, eric rohmer, faces, john cassavetes, eyes without a face, georges franju, eyes wide shut, stanley kubrick, adams rib, reflections in a golden eye, heart of glass, the 1000 eyes of dr mabuse, baby face nelson, trivial top 20, film comment, lists,

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Concept art by Mary Blair for Disney’s Alice in Wonderland (1951)
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Concept art by Mary Blair for Disney’s Alice in Wonderland (1951)

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Under the Skin (Jonathan Glazer, 2014, UK)

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6under the skin, scarlett johansson, screencap, seen, large,

Top First Viewings Aug ‘14

  1. Night Train (Jerzy Kawalerowicz, 1959, Poland)
  2. The Hour-Glass Sanatorium (Wojciech Has, 1973, Poland)
  3. A Star Is Born (George Cukor, 1954, USA)
  4. Il Generale Della Rovere (Roberto Rossellini, 1959, Italy/France)
  5. Rich Hill (Tracy Droz Tragos & Andrew Droz Palermo, 2014, USA)

Worthy Mentions: Girlfriends (‘78), Ashes and Diamonds, Mother Joan of Angels, Kanal, Blind Chance

6night train, jerzy kawalerowicz, the hour-glass sanatorium, wojciech has, a star is born, george cukor, judy garland, il generale della rovere, roberto rossellini, criterion collection, rich hill, tracy droz tragos, andrew droz palermo, seensaid, lists,

"You just say Terrence Malick’s name and an angel farts. An angel farts in a wheat field."
Gillian Robespierre (x)
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