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LITTLE FEET, Big Imprint

December 12, 2014
LITTLE FEET

Never grow old: LITTLE FEET is an imaginative hybrid of playtime and professional moviemaking that charms.

Film 101: Part Five

December 11, 2014
DAYS OF BEING WILD

Independents, global currents and the eternal fountain of youth.

Film 101: Part Four

December 4, 2014
BELLISSIMA

Turbulent decades.

Film 101: Part Three

November 26, 2014
THIS IS CINERAMA

Talkies, from silliness to cynicism to supersizing.

The Strange Innocence of THAT’S SEXPLOITATION!

November 21, 2014
THATS SEXPLOITATION

The quaintness of much vintage sexploitation is precisely its charm.

Into the WILD

November 20, 2014

A shortlist of cinema’s best survivors.

Film 101: Part Two

November 19, 2014
ONE WEEK

Silents become golden.

Film 101: Part One

November 12, 2014
KINGDOM FAERIES

The birth of a medium.

Robeson, Race and SANDERS OF THE RIVER

November 11, 2014
SANDERS OF THE RIVER

Paul Robeson’s performance reflects the glass ceiling he continually hit as an extraordinary talent laboring under impossible restrictions.

CARNIVAL OF SOULS’ Supernatural Limbo

October 26, 2014
CARNIVAL OF SOULS

While other horror films of the era relied on crackpot psychology, CARNIVAL OF SOULS embodies a state of distress—with singular results.

Suspense, Sadism and Dario Argento

October 23, 2014
SUSPIRIA

Argento uses cinema not to spy on and catch a killer, but to become the ‘sick’ embodiment of homicidal insanity itself.

The Rare Vampire Film of its Era: BLOOD IS THE COLOR OF THE NIGHT

October 17, 2014
BLOOD COLOR NIGHT

Shot in full color, this supernatural soap opera climaxes with more high Catholic pageantry than you’d find at a cathedral on Palm Sunday.