Video Sundays: Gems of the Public Domain—William Dickson's "Dickson Experimental Sound Film"

Simply put, American copyright law states that once the copyright of a film expires, it then enters what is known as the public domain, meaning that it is common property. Unbeknownst to many, these ...

"Mother of All of Us": Ida Lupino and the Label of Proto-Feminism

Ida Lupino (c. 1952). Courtesy Film Forum via Photofest.Much has been written about Ida Lupino’s centenary this year, and the renewed critical attention is a cause for celebration. The veteran screen ...

Rushes. Orson Welles's and Dennis Hopper's Last Movies, "A Star Is Born" Music Video, Asteroid Cinema

Get in touch to send in cinephile news and discoveries. For daily updates follow us @NotebookMUBI.NEWSIdo Lupino's The Hitch-Hiker (1953).The United States Library of Congress has announced a ...

AFI Fest: Ida Lupino, the Sole Woman Director in Hollywood in the 1950s

AFI Fest: Ida Lupino, the Sole Woman Director in Hollywood in the 1950s Ida Lupino was the first woman to direct a classic noir film. In fact, she was the only woman working within the 1950s Hollywood studio system to direct a feature and she directed seven features and ...

AFI Fest 2016: 14 Movies We Can’t Wait to See at the Festival

AFI Fest 2016: 14 Movies We Can’t Wait to See at the Festival Los Angeles’ annual AFI Fest presented by Audi kicks off this week, and boasts a robust slate of some of the festival season’s most beloved offerings and a few highly anticipated new premieres. If ...

AFI Fest 2016 Celebrates Three Classic Women Role Models of the Past

AFI Fest 2016 Celebrates Three Classic Women Role Models of the Past The AFI Fest is free! And it takes place in the heart of Hollywood at the Tcl Chinese 6 Theatres, the Egyptian Theatre, and the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. All you need is a ticket!SydneysBuzz is proud ...

'Neruda', 'The Untamed' to screen at AFI Fest

'Neruda', 'The Untamed' to screen at AFI Fest Pablo Larrain’s Chilean foreign language Oscar contender and Amat Escalante’s latest film will feature among the festival’s World Cinema selection. Joining Neruda (pictured) and The Untamed on AFI ...

Hitch Hike | Blu-ray Review

Raro Video resurrects an exploitation goodie masquerading as another bit of cheap Eurosleaze, Hitch Hike (aka Autostop Rosso Sangue) a 1977 thriller from Italian director Pasquale Festa Campanile. ...

Weekly Rushes. 9 March 2016

Rushes collects news, articles, images, videos and more for a weekly roundup of essential items from the world of film.NEWSThe Academy of the MusesThe announcement for what films have been selected ...

26 Female Directors You Should Know About (and Why You Might Not)

Hannah Bonner Mar 8, 2019 Gender equality continues to be an ongoing issue in Hollywood. We examine why that is and who are 26 voices you should look for. While Green Book winning Best Picture at ...

Viennale 2015. Lions and tigers and bears. Oh my!

Chis Marker's Chat écoutant la musiqueThere are dog people and there are cat people, this we know, and there are even people who claim to be of both—though latent sympathies remain unspoken, like with ...

Big House U.S.A. – The Blu Review

The 1955 prison drama Big House U.S.A. is a gritty but forgotten crime tale about a desperate group of loathsome men played by an amazing cast of manly B-movie bad guys. Lon Chaney and Charles Bronson ...

Blu-ray, DVD Release: The Hitch-Hiker

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Oct. 15, 2013 Price: DVD $24.95, Blu-ray $29.95 Studio: Kino Lorber Edmond O’Brien, Frank Lovejoy and William Talman hit the road in The Hitch-Hiker. Directed and ...

“The Twilight Zone: The Complete Second Season” Out On DVD Today

“The Twilight Zone: The Complete Second Season” Out On DVD Today Image Entertainment, of Rlj Entertainment, has released The Twilight Zone: The Complete Second Season on DVD, this June 4th, 2013. For $29.98 you can get the entirety of the second season of Rod ...

Big House U.S.A. – The DVD Review

“I’m gonna kidnap a kidnapper for the money he kidnapped for.” Ever lie in bed at night and wonder if an old movie exists where Lon Chaney takes a blowtorch to Charles Bronson’s face? Well it does ...

Greatest Films Directed By Women – Individual Staff List

Justine Smith Bright Star, Jane Campion Orlando, Sally Potter Trouble Every Day, Claire Denis Cleo 5 a 7, Agnes Varda A New Leaf, Elaine May The Night Porter, Liliana Cavani American Psycho, ...

Great Films Directed by Women Pt. 1

Not too long ago I asked the Sound On Sight staff to choose their ten favourite films of all time. The result led to mixed reactions (both by staff and readers), and some angry feedback. But how could ...

Friday Noir: ‘The Hitch-Hiker’ knows where it’s going and cuts right to the chase

The Hitch-Hiker Directed by Ida Lupino Written by Ida Lupino and Collier Young U.S.A., 1953 How is it that when topic of film noir comes up, most of the names connoisseurs and fans bring up are of ...

Blu-Ray Review: The Twilight Zone Series 1 – Seminal Sci-Fi TV Gets Out of This World Update!

“There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and ...

Blu-Ray Review: Amazing Release of ‘The Twilight Zone: Season 1’

Chicago – Enter the middle ground between light and shadow with the amazing Blu-ray release of the first season of one of the best television programs of all time — “The Twilight Zone”. Packed with ...

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