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    Reverse Shot and Museum of the Moving Image Expand Partnership

    Reverse Shot, a quarterly, independently published film journal, has now taken its collaboration with the Museum of the Moving Image one step further. As of this coming April, the two organizations will create a partnerships that officially turns Reverse Shot into a publication of the Museum.

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    See It Big: "Play Time"

    The first clue is in the title. Not in its meaning exactly, but in the fact that when Jacques Tati’s 1967 cri de coeur, three painful years in the making, was finally released in French cinemas, the title was in English. Gasp!

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    See It Big: "The Shining"

    When Stanley Kubrick announced he was planning on making his first horror movie, people had the right to be afraid. Too often tagged as a cool modernist, the New York–born director (living for many years in England a life that had been somewhat mischaracterized as overly remote and isolated) had in fact been responsible, despite his predilection for clean lines and damning irony, for some of the most heated, visceral images in cinema. Consider Colonel Dax’s impassioned dressing-down of the top brass (after it’s too late to save his men) in Paths of Glory; General Ripper’s dangerous, tobacco-haloed delusional behavior in Dr. Strangelove; HAL’s...

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    See It Big: "Alien"

    Before I saw a single frame of Alien, it had nested under my skin. First imprinted on my underage mind was an image from the movie poster, which depicted an asteroid-like egg hovering over a latticework of gnarled moon rock, hatching spooky green light. A L I E N, it said, in a futuristic DOS-like type treatment paired with a singularly chilling tagline: “In space no one can hear you scream.” This movie might make me die, I remember thinking. This is a movie I want to see. (As a grade-schooler, I had been oddly immune to the galactic adventures of Luke, Leia, Obi-Wan, and the Rebel Alliance. It was simply a gut instinct—I wasn’t interested in...

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