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VIDEO - Motion Studies #24: The Spielberg Face

Now with French translation. (Q: Comment dites vous" Spielberg Face" en Francais? A: "Le Visage Spielberg").
  • By Volker Pantenburg and Kevin B. Lee
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  • April 18, 2012 7:26 AM
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VIDEO - Motion Studies #23: Dreaming of Jeannie: John Ford's STAGECOACH

A personal appreciation of John Ford's classic.
  • By Volker Pantenburg and Kevin B. Lee
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  • April 17, 2012 8:03 AM
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VIDEO - MOTION STUDIES #22: Apichatpong Weerasethakul: Reverse Shot Talkies

Talking with the Cannes-winning filmmaker about how to transform life through cinema.
  • By Volker Pantenburg and Kevin B. Lee
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  • April 16, 2012 11:19 AM
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VIDEO - Motion Studies #21: Outer Space

Cannibalizing Sidney J Furie's 1982 Barbara Hershey horror film The Entity, the screen literally explodes with a tumult of Hershey faces, too arresting to ignore, and considerably more terrifying than the original material.
  • By Volker Pantenburg and Kevin B. Lee
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  • April 14, 2012 9:53 AM
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VIDEO - Motion Studies #19 and #20: "Telephones" and "Home Stories"

Two video artworks from the 1990s lay the blueprint for the online supercut video as we now know it.
  • By Volker Pantenburg and Kevin B. Lee
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  • April 13, 2012 9:37 AM
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VIDEO - Motion Studies #18: Los Angeles Plays Itself

Thom Anderson's features Eadweard Muybridge, Zoopraxographer (1974), Red Hollywood (1996) and Los Angeles Plays Himself (2003) place him as a leading motion picture essayist and historian. Compiled from hundreds of clips from movies filmed in Los Angeles, Los Angeles Plays Itself explores the history, mythology and reality of Los Angeles as depicted in the movies. Originally intended as a private instructional tool for use in Andersen's lectures on film, the film was released theatrically and is frequently cited as one of the best documentaries of the 2000s.
  • By Volker Pantenburg and Kevin B. Lee
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  • April 12, 2012 9:16 AM
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VIDEO - Motion Studies #17: Harun Farocki and WDR

A major figure in the genre of essay film and video, Harun Farocki combines a precise formalist analysis of images with exhaustive research into the history behind those images.
  • By Volker Pantenburg and Kevin B. Lee
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  • April 11, 2012 9:50 AM
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VIDEO - Motion Studies #15 & #16: The Art of Cinema on French TV (Godard on Kubrick; Costa on Straub/Huillet)

Godard rips into "Full Metal Jacket" while Pedro Costa observes one of cinema's legendary directing duos.
  • By Volker Pantenburg and Kevin B. Lee
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  • April 10, 2012 9:30 AM
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VIDEO - Motion Studies #14: Screening Room

Even in a world with hundreds of cable TV channels on the air, today it's virtually impossible to conceive of a commercial TV program dedicated to discussing experimental filmmaking in depth. But there was a time when such a program existed; in fact it lasted for a decade and left an indelible legacy to appreciating the art of cinema.
  • By Volker Pantenburg and Kevin B. Lee
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  • April 9, 2012 10:35 AM
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Motion Studies #13: The Endless Night: A Valentine to Film Noir

A video love letter that distills film noir movies into their atmospheric essence.
  • By Volker Pantenburg and Kevin B. Lee
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  • April 6, 2012 8:03 AM
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