Posts in the Category: Cinema

Feb
26

Rediscovering the “chronophotography” with Choros

posted on February 26th 2013 in Animation & Cinema & Inspiration & Photography & Video with 0 Comments

A chorus of women are borne from the movements of a single dancer in this dreamlike pas de trente-deux.

In the tradition of Marey and McLaren, Michael Langan and Terah Maher combine music, dance, and image multiplication to create a film that enhances our perception of motion. “Choros” delivers a visually mesmerizing narrative in three movements, following a dancer’s (Maher) experience of discovery, euphoria, and rebirth through this surreal phenomenon. Featuring music from Steve Reich‘s “Music for 18 Musicians.”

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Jan
15

Short films, big ideas

posted on January 15th 2013 in Cinema & Documentary & Social & Video with 0 Comments

<<Who would dare to pit one fatal disease against another… inside the body of a six-year-old patient? The results will shatter all expectations.>> This is the abstract of one of the finalists of this interesting documentary film contest Focus Forward is carrying on.

Focus Forward is an unprecedented new series of 30 three-minute stories about innovative people who are reshaping the world through act or invention, directed by the world’s most celebrated documentary filmmakers.

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Jan
10

2013 Oscar Nominees

posted on January 10th 2013 in Cinema with 0 Comments

So here they are! The 2013 nominees for the Oscar Awards!

Do you want to take a look? Maybe you’ll have a surprise with some of the movies.

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Nov
14

Stanley Kubrick’s New York: Incredible Photos of Life in the 40s

posted on November 14th 2012 in Cinema & Photography with 0 Comments

Stanley Kubrick—who wrote and directed Lolita, Dr. Strangelove, 2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange and The Shining among others—was one of America’s most influential filmmakers. Directors ranging from the Coen Brothers to Tim Burton paid visual homage to his works in their own films, and no less than Steven Spielberg said: “Nobody could shoot a picture better in history.”

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