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The Mubi Cinematheque: Black Sunday (1960)

Posted by Jason Wilson June 5, 2014 0 Comment 10220 views

Like watching a Dario Argento film, Mario Bava’s Black Sunday is less about its script and more about its visual style.

The Mubi Cinematheque: The Mirror (1975)

Posted by Jason Wilson May 21, 2014 0 Comment 19945 views

Even if it is intensely personal, and only Andrei Tarkovsky himself held the real meaning at the core of The Mirror, it’s a film that should strike a chord. If you allow it to.

The Mubi Cinematheque: The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934)

Posted by Jason Wilson May 15, 2014 0 Comment 10086 views

Hitchcock’s (first) The Man Who Knew Too Much is a glimpse into the mind of a future master.

The Mubi Cinematheque: Detective Bureau 2-3: Go to Hell Bastards! (1963)

Posted by Jason Wilson May 7, 2014 0 Comment 3401 views

Detective Bureau 2-3: Go to Hell Bastards! is currently available on Mubi.

The Mubi Cinematheque: The Most Dangerous Game (1932)

Posted by Jason Wilson April 28, 2014 2 Comments 4084 views

Sometimes acting makes the movie. In The Most Dangerous game it decidedly does not.

The Mubi Cinematheque: The Circus (1928)

Posted by Jason Wilson April 24, 2014 0 Comment 5839 views

The Circus might not by Charlie Chaplin’s most emotionally potent film, but it sure is funny.

The Mubi Cinematheque: The Blue Angel (1930)

Posted by Jason Wilson April 17, 2014 0 Comment 3460 views

You can catch Josef von Sternberg’s masterpiece The Blue Angel on MUBI right now.

Hot Docs 2014: Love and Terror on the Howling Plains of Nowhere (2014)

Posted by Jason Wilson April 15, 2014 0 Comment 5038 views

Love and Terror on the Howling Plains of Nowhere is the story of a disappeared professor and the small town who knew him.

The Mubi Cinematheque: House by the River (1950)

Posted by Jason Wilson April 10, 2014 0 Comment 3531 views

House by the River is currently available on Mubi. Sign up for a free trial here. Fritz Lang made some of the greatest films that survived the silent era. His movies M and Metropolis are picked apart, studied, and slobbered over by film nuts even now. With good reason. His films seemed to evoke malaise in deeply personal, paranoid, […]

Who Goes There?: A Tale of Two Things

Posted by Jason Wilson April 2, 2014 3 Comments 5149 views

A tale of two things: John Carpenter’s The Thing squares off against (probably) Howard Hawks’ The Thing from Another World.A tale of two things: John Carpenter’s The Thing squares off against (probably) Howard Hawks’ The Thing from Another World.

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