Archive for the 'Top 10' Category

Reading In: Analyzing Embedded Metadata in Digital Images

Monday, July 6th, 2015

When the news came out about accused South Carolina church shooter Dylann Roof’s website and the photographs that had been posted there, I visited the site and downloaded […]

Top 10 Documentaries Using Archival Footage in the Aughts

Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

…The difference in this case is that there was plenty of back history to search through that should have given fair warning when engaging Werner Herzog… preservation is not always in the maintenance of the “object” itself, but also of its context and its experiential nature… Unless you feel like getting elected to Congress and rewriting American copyright law you should be scanning regional film festivals for the next time this screens… Morris excels at exposing the human side of oddballs, geniuses, and monsters…

Top 10 Film Restorations / Reissues of The Aughts

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

I was so shaken after seeing the restored print that I had to walk home from Manhattan to Brooklyn just to soothe my emotions….there is a daring confrontation to keeping the camera rolling through a long take…An audacious mix of genres peppered with a dry black humor, it’s like an Eastern Bloc version of a Russ Myer movie…something that can run through Zucker-Abrahams-Zucker to RZA-ODB-GZA is pretty powerful…