Tag: movies

Stop-Motion Soviet Wonder

Enjoy children’s book writer Eduard Uspensky’s Cheburashka in all his glory in this subtitled, stop-motion short, “Cheburashka and Crocodile Gena!” It’s like Rankin & Bass’ American puppet-mation Christmas specials, but Soviet.

“Watch the Titles: Dr. No

At Forget the Film, Watch the Titles, Liselotte Doeswijk has a nice analysis of Maurice Binder’s opening titles for Dr. No. “The mid 1950s was an interesting time for title sequences. The growing popularity of the rivaling medium of television prompted film studio’s to rethink their promotion strategies. […]

“A Trip to Mars”

Movies Silently looks at the 1910 science fiction / comedy, A Trip To Mars. “This sci-fi comedy from the Edison film company follows a chemist who has invented reverse gravity and ends up on Mars. Don’t you just hate it when that happens.”

TIFF Midnight Madness 2019!

Here’s the line-up for this year’s Toronto International Film Festival Midnight Madness program: Blood Quantum; Color Out of Space; Crazy World; First Love/ Hatsukoi; Gundala; The Platform / El Hoyo; Saint Maud; The Twentieth Century; The Vast of Night; and, The Vigil. See these films and brag about […]