Cooley High Video/Film , DVD in English , French
Fun-loving and warm movie about high school life in the 1960's. Preach, a serious-minded writer and Cochise, a basketball hero headed for college, are best friends at Cooley High in Chicago. Together, they cut classes to go to the zoo, crash parties, put the hustle on some…
Crimes and misdemeanors Video/Film , DVD in English
Weaving together several different stories about people's lives, loves, perceptions, and ideals, this examines some of the toughest questions surrounding human nature.
The exiles Video/Film , DVD in English
Chronicles one night in the lives of young Native American men and women living in the Bunker Hill district of Los Angeles. Based on interviews with the participants and their friends, the film follows a group of exiles--transplants from Southwest reservations--as they flirt,…
Gladiator Video/Film , DVD in English , French
A Roman general refuses to transfer his loyalty to the new Emperor, Commodus. He becomes a slave and then a gladiator, fighting in the Roman Colosseum in defiance of the Emperor.
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Hannah and her sisters Video/Film , DVD in English
A look at three sisters and the relationship they have with one another, and with the men in their lives.
The killer Video/Film , DVD in Chinese , English
An assassin with a code of honor agrees to do one last job before quitting for good. But, when his bosses double-cross him, he must take on the mob and the police.
Meek's Cutoff Video/Film , DVD in English
A wagon train of three families has hired mountain man Stephen Meek to guide them over the Cascade Mountains. Claiming to know a shortcut, Meek leads the group on an unmarked path across the high plain desert, only to become lost in the dry rock and sage. Over the coming days,…
Modern times Video/Film , DVD in English
When his boss demands more speed and efficiency, Chaplin goes crazy from his repetitious assembly line job. Primarily a silent film with music and sound effects, but occasional voices emanate from radios and television screens.
Old joy Video/Film , DVD in English
Friends, Kurt and Mark, reunite for a weekend camping trip in the Cascade mountain range east of Portland, Oregon. For Mark, the weekend outing offers a respite from the pressure of his imminent fatherhood; for Kurt, a long series of carefree adventures.
Out of the past Video/Film , DVD in English
Former private detective Jeff Bailey is trying to lead a quiet life, but his past comes back to haunt him and he finds himself framed for murder.
Le samouraï = The samurai Video/Film , DVD in French
Jef Costello is a fedora and trench-coat wearing contract killer with samurai instincts. When Jef assassinates a nightclub owner, he finds himself confronted by a series of witnesses, who drop his perfect world into the hands of a persistent police investigator and Jef's shadowy…
The searchers Video/Film , DVD in English
Wayne plays ex-Confederate soldier Ethan Edwards, an Indian-hater who believes more in bullets than words. He's out to find his young niece, who's been taken captive by the renegade Comanches who massacred her family.
Understanding movies Book , Print in English
ch. 1 Photography -- Realism and Formalism -- Shots -- Angles -- Light and Dark -- Color -- Lenses, Filters, and Stocks -- Digital Revolution -- Cinematographer -- Further Reading -- ch. 2 Mise En Scene -- Frame -- Composition and Design -- Territorial Space -- Proxemic Patterns…