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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.

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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 ...

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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...

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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").

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    VIDEO - Motion Studies #23: Dreaming of Jeannie: John Ford's STAGECOACH

    A personal appreciation of John Ford's classic.

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