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The Eccentric Life Of Ed Wood

A retrospect of Ed Wood's filmmaking, which lead him to be dubbed as the "worst director of all time." That didn't stop him developing a cult following. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvTUDznCm2Y

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Watch Sci-Fi Short Film “Rakka” Online, Starring Sigourney Weaver

No, this isn't another Alien spin-off or an in-between prequel/sequel. Sigourney Weaver stars in an experimental short film called Rakka, telling the story of an alien invasion in 2020 from multiple perspectives. The film comes from Oats Studios, a project created by South African–Canadian director Neill Blomkamp. Stream it below. https://youtu.be/VjQ2t_yNHQs

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40,000 Movie Posters Under The Sea

Posteritati is home to over 40,000 movie posters from decades of cinema. The store/gallery is based in New York where you can purchase everything from a 1960s Swiss Scene Card of Casablanca for $150 to a 1933 Argentinian King Kong poster for $75,000. Find more on the Posteritati website. (via Kottke.org)


FilmGrab – An Archive Of Movie Stills And Home Of Meme Creation

We can all appreciate cinematography when we watching a beautiful shot film but capturing the stills adds permanency to its allure. FilmGrab started out as a personal archive for its creator, Donnacha, and soon turned into a treasure trove filled with nearly 80,000 images from over 1000 movies. The images are free to use for …

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The National Film Center of Japan Uploads 60 Animated Films From 1917 To 1941

The idea of Japanese animated films from the modernist era will blow the minds of anyone with an interest in... anything! The National Film Center of Japan have kindly uploaded 60 films from 1917 to 1941, each one primitive as the other. But when you think these creations were the foundations of masterpieces like Astro Boy and Kimba …

The Addams Family Promo Video That Became Michael Jackson’s Ghosts

"Michael Jackson's Ghosts" is a short film starring the King of Pop made in 1996 but did you know it started life as a shorter film back in 1993? The original project was a 12-15 minute short promoting the new Addams Family Values movie but due to Michael's molestation allegations, the project was shelved. This didn't stop his motivation …