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The Psychology of Movie Trailers and the Long Game of #ds106

This past week we had the unique opportunity of having an incoming Freshman, Anna Rinko, present to a room full of UMW faculty about the psychology of movie trailers. She was the kickoff speaker for the two-day Digital Media Workshop Andy … Continue reading

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The Best 22 Horror Movie Trailers from the 70s & 80s

While working on my mashup for Digital Storytelling (ds106) I found working through trailers on YouTube was the easiest way to come up with ideas (which I must admit was pretty difficult). I stumbled upon a 4-part series that collects … Continue reading

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Death of Hollywood: the re-installment plan

Hollywood continues down the road of cannibalizing its own archive, this time with a brand new Friday the 13th and My Bloody Valentine —both due out in early 2009. I won’t lie, I desperately want to see both films. Knowing … Continue reading

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Master of the Flying Guillotine

One of my favorite movies these days is Master of the Flying Guillotine (1975) for two simple reasons: First, the characters and fight scenes are awesome. The evil, blind imperial assassin who has a “flying guillotine” in his arsenal of … Continue reading

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High School Hell Cats, and other assorted mashup learning resources from the Internet Archive

I find myself constantly going back to the Internet Archive, and constantly being blown away by what I find. Now, maybe I am biased towards video, and obsess over all things film history. I have been registering several people’s interest … Continue reading

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