Posts filed under “Film”

Hitchcock’s Cameos. All of them.

From each of the following: The Lodger (1927), Easy Virtue (1928), Blackmail (1929), Murder! (1930), The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934), The 39 Steps (1935), Sabotage (1936), Young and Innocent (1937), The Lady Vanishes (1938), Rebecca (1940), Foreign Correspondent (1940), Mr. & Mrs. Smith (1941), Suspicion (1941), Saboteur (1942), Shadow of a Doubt (1943), Lifeboat (1944), Spellbound (1945), Notorious (1946), The Paradine Case (1947), Rope (1948), Under Capricorn (1949), Stage Fright (1950), Strangers on a Train (1951), I Confess (1953), Dial M for Murder (1954), Rear Window (1954), To Catch A Thief (1955), The Trouble With Harry (1955), The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956), The Wrong Man (1956), Vertigo (1958), North By Northwest (1959), Psycho (1960), The Birds (1963), Marnie (1964), Torn Curtain (1966), Topaz (1969), Frenzy (1972), Family Plot (1976).

 

 

Hat tip Dangerous Minds

 

 

Category: Film, Weekend

Mad Max: Fury Road

Coming in 2015

Category: Film, Weekend

Saturday Night Cinema: Most Effective Edits of All Time

Skilled editing is as effective in the creation of a good film as a writer, director, or performer. Though often overlooked, editing brings shots together to make a whole greater than the sum of its parts. These ten movies are a fantastic illustration of just how important editing can be.     THE LIST City…Read More

Category: Film, Weekend

Volkswagen Public Service Announcement:

VW demonstrates why you shouldn’t text and drive.     Volkswagen – Eyes on the road 25 million views and counting

Category: Film, Travel

Scorsese: The Art of Silence

Saturday night cinema: Martin Scorsese – The Art of Silence from Tony Zhou on Vimeo. Vimeo via kottke

Category: Film, Weekend

Eye Ink: Hollywood FX Artist Creates Movie Eyeballs

Cristina Patterson paints on a teeny, tiny canvas, a contact lens. The Los Angeles-based artist has designed and hand-painted special-effect ocular looks for more than 300 films and television shows, including Angelina Jolie’s eyes in ‘Maleficent.’ Source: Bloomberg, June 23 2014

Category: Film

The Supposed and Filmed Locations of Fictional Places

Click for a bigger, more better graphic. Source: Wondernode

Category: Film, Media, Weekend

Most Lethal Actors of All Time, by # of On-Screen Kills

click for larger chart Source: Know More   Da vinner is Ah-nold by a mile . . .  

Category: Data Analysis, Film, Weekend

On Film: The Invention of the Moonwalk

Some mighty fine hoofin: hat tip kottke Dancers (in alphabetical order): Fred Astaire, Bill Bailey, Buck and Bubbles, Cab Calloway, Clark Brothers, Sammy Davis Jr., Daniel L. Haynes, Rubberneck Holmes, Patterson and Jackson, Eleanor Powell, Bill Robinson, Three Chefs (only the feet), Tip Tap and Toe (feat. Ray Winfield), Earl Snakehips Tucker Video edited by…Read More

Category: Film, Weekend

History of the Movie Trailer

The History of the Movie Trailer from FilmmakerIQ.com on Vimeo.   Hat tip kottke

Category: Film