Category Archives: Movie Lists

All the Right Movies

Last week was a whirlwind between a major migration, PressED Conference, and a packed-full Easter weekend. There was no real respite yesterday given we had a shared hosting server down most of the day, so attention was split to say … Continue reading

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Reclaim Video’s 1983 Wishlist

Reclaim Video is coming along nicely. It will be officially opening sometime in the next month or so. What that looks like exactly is not entirely clear just yet, and ww would appreciate any and all ideas. We are discussing … Continue reading

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Tech Noir meets ds106?

Miles, his friend Andy, and I caught a rather clean, but brooding, 35MM print of The Empire Strikes Back (1980) at the Library of Congress, Packard Campus in Culpeper, VA last night. I got to thinking that Empire is very much … Continue reading

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Online Dating: the Movie List

Last night the group researching online dating sites did an excellent job taking us through that world. In particular, they referenced an early computer dating service started by three Harvard graduates in the mid-1960s called Operation Match. To quote the 1965 Crimson Tide … Continue reading

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bavatuesdays’ 10 Week Mario Bava Film Festival

Note: While writing this monster of a post I realized I wrote a post back in August of 2008 wherein I dreamed up a double-feature bava beverly film fest that matched a Bava film with another classic. Well this is … Continue reading

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Cinema Retro: A Primer for Italian Crime Films and more

When Anto was in New York City a couple of months ago she picked me up the latest issue of Cinema Retro, which is similar to my favorite film magazine Filmfax. The main differences being it’s a British publication and it … Continue reading

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5 TV Hacking Films from the 80s

The other night I was re-watching John Carpenter’s prescient 1988 film They Live, it was as good as I remembered it was. But this time around something struck me besides the eery resonance with last year’s occupy movement, namely the … Continue reading

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September Cinema: This Month at the Packard

This month’s programming for the Library of Congress, Packard Campus Theater is particularly strong this month so I figured I would blog the original page on their site, what’s more I marked it up with links to all relevant Wikipedia … Continue reading

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Movie List #3: A Veritable Variety Pack

Back in February of 2006 I did my first Movie List #1″ post (which inspired my epic “The Horror, the Horror” horror movie list post (probabaly the most visited ‘serious’ post on the bava over the last six years) , it was … Continue reading

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The Formative Five: Movie Scenes that Changed My Life

Annie Belle submitted an assignment suggesting you talk about 3-5 movie scenes that changed your life. That is right up my alley and I couldn’t resist. In fact, about four years ago I started a formative 10 film series on … Continue reading

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