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Doube Indemnity on the big screen

TCM and Fathom Events will be screening my buddy Billy Wilder‘s film noir classic Double Indemnity in select theaters July 19th and 20th. If you haven’t seen it on the big screen, here’s your chance! 379 more words

Billy Wilder

Film History Reissued GODZILLA

This is a Bonus Episode of Reissued Podcast called Film History Reissued where members from the podcast and Film Historian Diego Olivares go back and reissue films giving you a history lesson and things you might not know on popular films from the past. 77 more words


I don’t believe that a writer does something wonderful spontaneously. I believe it’s the result of years of living, of study, reading, his very personality and temperament. 392 more words


The Third Man - one of the classic film noirs is back

A film we’ve seen during the class has now been reprocessed and is now in pristine condition.  Orson Welles and Joseph Cotton star.

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Classic Movie History Project: The Muybridge Experiment (1880)

If you follow my blog closely you’ll note that in trying to cover the depth and breadth of the cinematic experience I often gone very early into the origins of film. 607 more words


The First Film (UK 2015)

This is a new study of Louis Le Prince, who in 1888 shot three short sequences of film in Leeds in West Yorkshire. Two were filmed in a garden in the Roundhay suburb and one on the Leeds Bridge in the City Centre. 310 more words

British Cinema

Full Metal Jacket

I saw Full Metal Jacket in the first week of its theatrical release and went again only a few days later, partly to figure out how I really felt about it. 461 more words