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VIDEO - Motion Studies #34: John Cook's SLOW SUMMER Revisited

The online video essay format opened a new playing field for critical and scholarly analysis of movies, providing opportunities for innovative explorations of films while also challenging the established conventions and limitations of text-based film criticism and scholarship.
  • By Volker Pantenburg and Kevin B. Lee
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  • May 4, 2012 2:59 PM
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VIDEO - Motion Studies #33: Touching the Film Object?

The Oberhausen International Short Film Festival presents "Film Studies in Motion", a Web Series curated by Volker Pantenburg and Kevin B. Lee. This series, available on the festival's website and Facebook page, presents weekly selections of analytical video essays on the web, in preparation for Pantenberg and Lee's presentation "Whatever happened to Bildungsauftrag? – Teaching cinema on TV and the Web", scheduled for April 28 at the festival.
  • By Volker Pantenburg and Kevin B. Lee
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  • May 3, 2012 2:54 PM
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VIDEO: Motion Studies #32: David Bordwell on OXHIDE II

The online video essay format opened a new playing field for critical and scholarly analysis of movies, providing opportunities for innovative explorations of films while also challenging the established conventions and limitations of text-based film criticism and scholarship.
  • By Volker Pantenburg and Kevin B. Lee
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  • May 2, 2012 2:46 PM
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VIDEO - Motion Studies #29: Vertigo Variations

This first part of an hour long video essay spins an elaborate tale of a lifelong obsession with Hitchcock's masterpiece.
  • By Volker Pantenburg and Kevin B. Lee
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  • April 26, 2012 12:21 PM
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VIDEO - Motion Studies #28: Redlettermedia's STAR WARS: THE PHANTOM MENACE

A viral sensation, this fanboy parody uses a multi-layered arsenal of disarming rhetoric, satirizing film geek analysis as a way to make its underlying film geek analysis palatable to a wide audience.
  • By Volker Pantenburg and Kevin B. Lee
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  • April 25, 2012 11:56 AM
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VIDEO - Motion Studies #27: Pass the Salt

A seemingly harmless scene in Otto Preminger's Anatomy of a Murder becomes an object of fascination until it reveals a startling significance.
  • By Volker Pantenburg and Kevin B. Lee
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  • April 24, 2012 2:47 PM
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VIDEO - Motion Studies #26: Jonathan Rosenbaum on GERTRUD and THE SUN SHINES BRIGHT

Critic Jonathan Rosenbaum offers his personal insights on his favorite films by John Ford and Carl Dreyer.
  • By Volker Pantenburg and Kevin B. Lee
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  • April 24, 2012 12:37 AM
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VIDEO - Motion Studies #25: A.I.: A Visual Study

From now through April, the Oberhausen International Short Film Festival will present "Film Studies in Motion", a Web Series curated by Volker Pantenburg and Kevin B. Lee. This series, available on the festival's website and Facebook page, presents weekly selections of analytical video essays on the web, in preparation for Pantenberg and Lee's presentation "Whatever happened to Bildungsauftrag? – Teaching cinema on TV and the Web", scheduled for April 28 at the festival.
  • By Volker Pantenburg and Kevin B. Lee
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  • April 19, 2012 7:12 AM
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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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