Tag Archives: Film

The Man With The Movie Camera (1929)

Frequently included in top ten lists of greatest films of all-time. Directed by Soviet director Dziga Vertov, the film is famous for its range of cinematic techniques — double exposure, fast motion, slow motion, freeze frames, jump cuts, split screens, close-ups, tracking shots, footage played backwards, stop motion animations — many of which appear here first. In 2014 Sight and Sound named it the top documentary film ever made. Watch it here:

Film Noir: Kansas City Confidential (1952)

Early treatment of the double-crossed thug back for blood genre later made famous in films like Point Blank and Le Samourai. KC Confidential is a great representation of the Film Noir craft– check it out.

Watch:

http://archive.org/details/KansasCityConfidential720p