Tag Archives: global

  • Battleship-Potemkin-DVD

    Battleship Potemkin (1925) - Sergei M. Eisenstein

    Potemkin is a vital viewing experience that transcends its landmark/milestone status. Its virtuoso technique remains dazzling … (The Guardian)

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  • vice-season-3

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    What do the stories of Dennis Rodman’s roadtrip to North Korea, the report from the Ukraine by Simon Ostrovsky, who was kidnapped and released in the process, and, more recently, THE ISLAMIC STATE documentary by freelancer Medyan Dairieh all have in common? In a word: Vice.

  • Prisoner-of-the-Mountains

    Prisoner of the Mountains/Caucasus (1996) - Sergey Bodrov

    “Unlike the majority of American battle movies in recent years — movies that often treat real wars as huge video games fought by wise-cracking superheroes and bloodthirsty supervillains — Bodrov’s update of Tolstoy’s tale suggests that wars are simply fought, with sometimes hideous consequences, by men. (And, in this case, women and children.)” (Chicago Tribune)

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  • China’s Exploding Film Market -

    As reported in the Guardian (11/29/12), China’s film market is exploding. Ben Child writes … “China’s film market, already the second biggest in the world, will surpass that of the US by 2020, according to a new report by Ernst & Young. The report suggests the media and entertainment industry in the world’s most populous […]

  • YouTube channels head to Europe -

        Last year Google’s YouTube reportedly shelled out more than $100 million in advances to producers in the U.S. for the creation of original, online-native content. This year, YouTube has turned to European producers as well, with plans to move on to Brazil, India, Japan and dozens of others sometime very soon.