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Blogs // 3 Articles
The 100 Essential Directors Part 9: Victor Sjöström to Luchino Visconti
28 Aug 2011 // 4:00 PM
Today we present a glorious spate of international auteurs that range from cinematic innovators from the silent era to those who continue to push the limits of film in their contemporary work.
Two Masters of Hollywood Expressionism Go Back to Europe
6 Aug 2015 // 8:10 PM
Escape From East Berlin and War-Gods of the Deep both try to escape from tyranny.
Mysterious Forces and Femme Fatales: 'Out of the Past'
17 Sep 2014 // 8:10 PM
In Torneur's classic film, the femme fatale knows she's an object in a world of violent men she has no reason to respect.
Make Something Called 'Cat People', and Make It Cheap
13 Sep 2016 // 8:45 PM
Val Lewton turned a B assignment into a spooky classic about a woman's fear of her own sexuality.
Tourneur's Lovely Fragility in 'Experiment Perilous' and 'Berlin Express'
17 Jul 2014 // 2:00 AM
In Experiment Perilous and Berlin Express, Tourneur is interested in desires and ideals—the optimistic as well as the dark.