Category: movies

21
Apr
2014

argentina: british pathé

British Pathé logo

Perhaps because it’s Easter Weekend & everyone is otherwise occupied, but few people in my social network seem to have noticed that British Pathé uploaded 85,000 (!) clips of newsreel footage to YouTube. I honestly couldn’t believe it.

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12
Mar
2014

found: eyvind earle

Eyvind Earle, art, Sleeping Beauty, Disney

Who doesn’t remember the first time they saw those stunning visuals of Disney’s “Sleeping Beauty”? I was lucky enough to be born in 1970, so I saw most early Disney releases in the movie theater instead of on the home screen. What a difference. Nothing conveys that depth of field—wandering through a deep, dark forest—or fighting a dragon against all odds.

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09
Mar
2011

buenos aires: invasion or destruction?

Buenos Aires, Battle: Los Angeles, movie poster

In a recent La Nación article, Marcelo Stiletano seemed upset that Buenos Aires is great for science-fiction movie PR but apparently not good enough to be invaded or destroyed on screen. But it has been!

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