The Depth of Simplicity Lewis Bond looks at stylistic choices in the films of Yasujiro Ozu (slyt)
Atlas Obscura (?!) presents an inventory of cinematic worms by size, smallest to largest (SLYT)
Call of Tutu is a Lovecraftian short film by Aaron Vanek. An old man describes his cat... but is it really a cat? (SLYT)
12 Angry Men Inside Amy Schumer Pitch-perfect reenactment of the Sidney Lumet classic. (SLYT - 21 minutes, and worth every one) [more inside]
Start your weekend right with this supercut of dance-scenes from 80+ different movies, from youtuber MsTabularasa and set to Walk the Moon's "Shut Up and Dance."
The Howling Fat Men of the Coen Brothers (slyt & nsfw)
A film that inevitably leads to the buying of a Jeep. (Warning: potentially disturbing black comedy SLYT) [NSFW]
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. [more inside]
Clips from 295 movies [and TV shows] used to recreate Sir Mix-A-Lot's "Baby Got Back" (SLYT) [more inside]
WALK .. is a trippy 1983 journey from one part of Minneapolis to another. It begins with a guy who can hardly move. He slowly gains stuttered motion and utters basic letter sounds, then begins a real and imaginary walk. His journey is from his view - floating. At the end of this walk, he meets a friend. Walk's film surface is hand worked and street noise is composed as music-concrete. 16mm B/W SLYT
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)
A look behind the surprising amount of CGI used during the production of Black Swan. [slyt] [nsfw] [spoilers]
When Dennis, 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".