Jacques Tourneur
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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.


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.

'Way of a Gaucho' (1952)
31 Aug 2012 // 7:00 AM

A western the South American way.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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