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Watch National Film Registry Selections on Fandor

December 30, 2010 | One Comment

A list of the many National Film Registry selections available for viewing on Fandor, including one newly added.

Must-see Moments: “Siam Sunset”

December 29, 2010

Falling refrigerators, dueling tour buses, and creating new colors on a table top.

The Best Short Film of the Year

December 28, 2010

A remarkable video, produced by a Keyframe contributor.

Ageless Grace: Five Looks at Simone Signoret

December 27, 2010

Reconsidering the true beauty of a mid-century screen icon.

Battling the Holiday Blues? Have a Haneke!

December 22, 2010

If you’re feeling like Santa stuffed a brick of emotional coal down your stocking, the movies of Michael Haneke can serve as effective holiday depression therapy.

Fragile Glimpses of First Love: “In Between Days”

December 20, 2010 | 5 Comments

So Yong Kim’s modest wonder of a movie is beautiful in an unconventional, un-Hollywood way.

The Inception of Movie Editing: The Art of D.W. Griffith

December 15, 2010 | 3 Comments

“Inception” doesn’t look all that mind-blowing when compared to the work of a filmmaker who directed a hundred years before.

“Tell Me Something” about South Korean Cinema: Five Things to Know

December 14, 2010

This South Korean megahit was among the first of many that would do huge business around the world.

An Immortal Poet, Resurrected: ‘The Belle of Amherst’

December 10, 2010

Julie Harris’ legendary performance is as close to Emily Dickinson’s physical presence as one could hope to get.

Reliving the Glories of a Silent Sex Goddess

December 8, 2010

In Sadie Thompson and Queen Kelly, Swanson pushes the limits of female sexuality in silent film.

Essential Viewing: A Brief History of Working Girls Onscreen

December 7, 2010

It seems that audiences never get tired of seeing prostitutes on film.

Working Girls: Keren Yedaya’s OR, MY TREASURE

December 6, 2010

This powerful Israeli film breaks through a long legacy of myths propagated by movie depictions of prostitution.