Toute la mémoire du monde
(1956: 21 minutes) is a remarkably lovely documentary short by Alain Resnais about the Bibliothèque nationale de France in the age of print. Via The Funambulist
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Clips from 295 movies [and TV shows] used to recreate Sir Mix-A-Lot's "Baby Got Back"
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The 2011 Portfolio
(slyt.) Clips from 166 of this year's films, combined into one video trailer. How many can you name? (Via)
Color footage of 1936 Berlin
, in what appears to be a promotional film for the city before the 1936 Olympics. (SLYT)
, an introvert bodybuilder, invites a local girl out on a date his mother is hurt and disappointed. Despite the pressure she puts on him to cancel the date, Dennis ventures into the indelible. [more inside]
The Endless Night: A Valentine to Film Noir
[slyt] A montage of scenes from classic film noir. [more inside]
The Oscar nominees are in...
and Avatar seems to be up for practically everything, except for anything having to do with great acting.
But let's focus where the MeFi fun is... animated short films! Sneak a SLYT peek at "Granny O'Grimm's Sleeping Beauty", "French Roast", "The Lady & The Reaper", "Logorama", and Nick Park's latest Wallace & Gromit, A Matter of Loaf & Death"