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MOTION STUDIES: ESSENTIAL VIDEO ESSAYS

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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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    VIDEO - MOTION STUDIES #22: Apichatpong Weerasethakul: Reverse Shot Talkies

    Talking with the Cannes-winning filmmaker about how to transform life through cinema.

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    VIDEO - Motion Studies #21: Outer Space

    Cannibalizing Sidney J Furie's 1982 Barbara Hershey horror film The Entity, the screen literally explodes with a tumult of Hershey faces, too arresting to ignore, and considerably more terrifying than the original material.

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    VIDEO - Motion Studies #19 and #20: "Telephones" and "Home Stories"

    Two video artworks from the 1990s lay the blueprint for the online supercut video as we now know it.

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    VIDEO - Motion Studies #18: Los Angeles Plays Itself

    Thom Anderson's features Eadweard Muybridge, Zoopraxographer (1974), Red Hollywood (1996) and Los Angeles Plays Himself (2003) place him as a leading motion picture essayist and historian. Compiled from hundreds of clips from movies filmed in Los Angeles, Los Angeles Plays Itself explores the histor...

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    VIDEO - Motion Studies #17: Harun Farocki and WDR

    A major figure in the genre of essay film and video, Harun Farocki combines a precise formalist analysis of images with exhaustive research into the history behind those images.

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    VIDEO - Motion Studies #15 & #16: The Art of Cinema on French TV (Godard on Kubrick; Costa on Straub/Huillet)

    Godard rips into "Full Metal Jacket" while Pedro Costa observes one of cinema's legendary directing duos.

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    VIDEO - Motion Studies #14: Screening Room

    Even in a world with hundreds of cable TV channels on the air, today it's virtually impossible to conceive of a commercial TV program dedicated to discussing experimental filmmaking in depth. But there was a time when such a program existed; in fact it lasted for a decade and left an indelible legac...

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    Motion Studies #13: The Endless Night: A Valentine to Film Noir

    A video love letter that distills film noir movies into their atmospheric essence.

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