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    Eight Counts of Grand Theft Cinema

    We love crime movies. We may go on and on about Scorsese’s ability to incorporate Italian neo-realism techniques into Mean Streets (1973), the place of John Huston’s The Asphalt Jungle (1950) in the canon of postwar noir, The Godfather (1972) as a socio-cultural commentary on the distortion of the ideals of the American dream blah […] More

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    9 Great Cop Movies You’ve Probably Never Seen

    As happened for so many other genres, the 1960s/1970s saw a tremendous creative expansion in crime and cop thrillers. The old Hollywood moguls had died off or retired, most of the major studios were bleeding red ink, attendance had gone off a cliff since the end of WW II, and a new breed of young, […] More

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    A Brief History of Title Design

    Put together to compete in the SXSW Title Design Competition, Ian Albinson has edited a large mix of some of the greatest film and television titles ever made. Slashfilm reports that the websites mission is: A compendium and leading web resource of film and television title design from around the world. We honor the artists […] More

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    Poster Art: “Mean Streets” & “The Terminator”

    Artist Tom Whalen has just created a pretty awesome poster for The Terminator. You can check out a ton of his artwork at his website. Here is what he had to say about this specificity piece: “When i heard that the colonial theatre would be screening The Terminator in April as part of their first […] More