Film Language Tag: social blocking
The arrangement of characters to accentuate relations among them.
78 Film Clips
A Real Magic, Shadows
Ben (Ben Carruthers) visits his brother Hugh (Hugh Hurd) for money while his brothers manager Rupert (Rupert Crosse) haggles for a gig.
A Trance, Losing Ground
Sara (Seret Scott) and Duke (Duane Jones) become closer as they work on George's (Gary Bolling) film.
An Abduction, Eternity and a Day
Alexandre (Bruno Ganz) watches the boy (Achileas Skevis) get abducted and drives off the rescue him.
An Italian in Switzerland, Bread and Chocolate
Nino enjoys an outing in a Swiss park.
At the Dog Pound, Umberto D.
After learning that Flike has escaped under Maria's watch, Umberto searches for him at the dog pound.
Aunt Delilah's Pancakes, Imitation of Life
Delilah (Louise Johnson) cooks pancakes and Bea (Claudette Colbert) opens a storefront on the boardwalk.
Caleb Possessed, The Witch
Caleb (Harvey Scrimshaw), after encountering the witch, comes back to the farm naked and is found by his sister. He lays in bed sick and is suddenly possessed, screaming and then preaching his love for Christ before dying.
Cardinal Volleyball, We Have a Pope
The Pope had a nervous breakdown and has gone missing after the Papal conclave. The cardinals do not know that he is missing because the manager of the Vatican has placed a Swiss guard in the Pope's quarters to make his room seem occupied. While the Cardinals are waiting for the "pope" to emerge from his room, the psychiatrist who was hired to treat the Pope organized a volleyball game for the Cardinals. This scene captures the Cardinal's joy and commitment to the game.
Carneval del Barrio, In the Heights
Before leaving Washington Heights, Daniela (Daphne Rubin-Vega) gets the neighborhood on its feet again.
Case File #117-616, Certain Women
Laura (Laura Dern) enters the building and finds Fuller (Jared Harris) and the hostage (Joshua T. Fonokalafi). Fuller asks Laura to read his case file, after which he attempts to escape.
Celia, Losing Ground
Victor (Bill Gunn) asks Celia (Maritza Rivera) if he can paint her. Sara (Seret Scott) comes home and is wary of Celia.
Closing Sequence, Frances Ha
Frances settles down at a new desk job at the dance company, gets her own apartment, and showcases a new dance she choreographed.
Closing Sequence , Shadows
Ben (Ben Carruthers) and his friends Tom (Tom Allen) and Dennis (Dennis Dallas) go out and find themselves in a fight.
Closing Sequence, Jobs
Steve Jobs (Ashton Kutcher) records dialogue for Apple’s “Think Different” commercial.
Come with Me, The Story of a Three-Day Pass
Turner (Harry Baird) goes to a bar his first night in Paris and meets Miriam (Nicole Berger), whom he plans to go with to the beach the following day.
Competition, The Heart of the World
Osip and Nikolai showcase their talents to compete for Anna's love.
Officer Ravi (Shashi Kapoor), now knowing his brother Vijay (Amitabh Bachchan) is a career criminal whose successes come from corruption, attempts to coerce Vijay to sign a legal document confessing his crimes.
Dance, Man, Losing Ground
When Sara (Seret Scott) brings Duke (Duane Johnson) home to meet her husband Victor (Bill Gunn), tensions culminate in a dance party.
Face-to-Face, Jules and Jim
During his stay at Jules (Oskar Werner) and Catherine's (Jeanne Moreau) chalet in the Rhineland, Jim (Henri Serre) finds himself drawn to Catherine as her marriage with Jules falls apart.
Farewell Ball , The Birth of a Nation
The town of Piedmont celebrates the first battle of Bull Run.
Fascist Punishment, Amarcord
Aurelio is forced to submit to the typical fascist punisment of drinking castor oil.
Free Deke O'Malley, Cotton Comes to Harlem
The police department grows worried a riot might start as a crowd forms demanding the police free Deke O'Malley (Calvin Lockhart).
Friends From Base, The Story of a Three-Day Pass
Three of Turner's (Harry Baird) friends from base stumble upon him and Miriam (Nicole Berger) together at the beach.
Happy New Year, Ulysses' Gaze
A (Harvey Keitel) celebrates many New Year's with his family, including his "mother" (Mania Papadimitriou) and his "father" (Giorgos Konstas).
I'm in Life, Anyway, Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One
A homeless painter named Viktor talks with William Greaves (William Greaves) and the crew.
Inside the Cyclone, The Wizard of Oz
Dorothy's house gets swept away from Kansas by the cyclone and she lands in Munchkinland
La colita, The Great Beauty
Jep Gambardella celebrates his 65th birthday.
Life as a Chicken, Bread and Chocolate
Nino discovers that other Italian immigrants in Switzerland have it much worse than he does.
Lincoln's Strategy of Reconciliation, The Birth of a Nation
Abraham Lincoln talks to Stoneman about how he will treat the South after winning the Civil War.
Literary Club, Shadows
Lelia (Lelia Goldoni) goes with her boyfriend David (David Pokitillow) to a literary club, but strikes a conversation with Tony (Anthony Ray).
Looking for a Connection, Il Sorpasso
Roberto attempts to call his neighbor from Rome, Valeria Nisi, by phone.
Lou's Song, Sound of Metal
Ruben (Riz Ahmed) watches Lou (Olivia Cooke) and her father (Mathieu Amalric) perform a duet.
Lydia Brown, The Birth of a Nation
After meeting with Stoneman, Sumner meets the housekeeper, Lydia Brown.
Mourning, What Time Is It There?
Hsiao-kang (Lee Kang-sheng) and his mother (Lu Yi-ching) mourn his father (Miao Tien).
Nailed, Cotton Comes to Harlem
Gravedigger Jones (Godfrey Cambridge) and Coffin Ed Johnson (Raymond St. Jacques) bring Rev. Deke O'Malley (Calvin Lockhart for questioning, as well as his mistress Iris Brown (Judy Pace).
Officer Gets Strangled, No Country for Old Men
Anton Chigurh strangles officer with handcuffs to escape.
Oldboy Hallway Fight, Oldboy
The protagonist's brutal revenge against his kidnappers.
Opening Sequence, Intruder in the Dust
Lucas Beauchamp (Juano Hernandez) is accused of the murder of Vinson Gowrie (David Clarke).
Opening Sequence, The Watermelon Woman
Cheryl (Cheryl Dunye) and Tamara (Valarie Walker) record a wedding ceremony.
Opening Sequence, Umberto D.
Pensioner Umberto Ferrari attends an unauthorized demonstration in protest of Italy's insufficient pensions for the elderly and, upon its dispersal, attempts to sell a watch in order to earn the money he needs to pay his rent.
Opening Sequence, Mulholland Drive
An unidentified woman in a limousine escapes the threatening men driving her unharmed after the car is involved in a collision.
Post-show Bus Ride, Tangerine
On the bus, Sin-Dee (Kitana Kiki Rodriguez) and Dinah (Mickey O’Hagan) give Alexandra (Mya Taylor) feedback following her singing performance.
Racial Laws, The Garden of the Finzi-Continis
Giorgio's family learns of the promulgation of racial laws in Italy legalizing discrimination against Jews.
Reuniting on the Battlefield, The Birth of a Nation
A Cameron brother and Stoneman brother meet on the battlefield and share an intimate moment as they die.
Richie and Margot Reunite, The Royal Tenenbaums
Margot meets her brother, Richie, who has returned from his voyage at sea.
School Law, Certain Women
Jamie (Lily Gladstone) stumbles into a night school class on school law taught by Beth Travis (Kristen Stewart), a young lawyer whom she invites to the diner afterwards.
Selling Rosario's, In the Heights
Kevin (Jimmy Smits) announces he sold Rosario's to pay for Nina's tuition, but Nina (Leslie Grace) doesn't want to return to Stanford.
Sharmake yeh kyun sab pardanasheen (Why do these women adjust their veils?) , Chaudhvin Ka Chand
Pyare (Rehman Khan) spys on Jameela (Waheeda Rehman) and the other unveiled women attending a birthday party held by his sister, while they sing a knowing song about men who take peeks at unveiled women, sung by playback singers Asha Bhosle and Shamshad Begum.
Sing Without the Wind, The Weeping Meadow
The musicians hold a dance for Union members hunted by police. Spyros (Vasilis Kolovos) dies after dancing with Eleni (Alexandra Aidini).
Talk a Good Game, Malcolm X
Malcolm X (Denzel Washington) and the Nation of Islam demand medical attention for a Brother arrested by police.
The End of the World, The Heart of the World
Anna discovers the heart of the world is dying and warns the public.
The First Time, Landscape in the Mist
Voula (Tania Palaiologou) and Alexandros (Michalis Zeke) bid farewell to Orestes (Stratos Tzortzoglou).
The GM Talks to the Team , The Jackie Robinson Story
GM Branch Rickey (Minor Watson) has a conversation with the team in response to their petition to not have to play with Jackie Robinson.
The Heart Machine (Restored Version from George Moroder, 1984), Metropolis
The robot version of Maria (Brigitte Helm) successfully influences the workers to destroy the Heart Machine againt foreman Grot’s (Heinrich George) warnings.
The Legionnaires' Rituals, Beau Travail
The Legionnaires participate in maneuvers and rituals.
The Man Who Killed His Brother, Intruder in the Dust
The townspeople leave the country jail after Sheriff Hampton (Will Geer) and Nub Gowrie (Porter Hall) arrive with Crawford Gowrie (Charles Kemper) in handcuffs.
The Musician's Hangout, The Weeping Meadow
Nikos (Giorgos Armenis) takes Eleni (Alexandra Aidini) and Alexis (Nikos Poursanidis) to another refugee camp with a community of musicians.
The Party, Imitation of Life
While Bea (Claudette Colbert) hosts a party, Delilah (Louise Johnson) comforts Peola (Fredi Washington) about her racial identity.
The Power of Christ Compels You, The Exorcist
Father Merrin and Damien perform an exorcism on Regan.
The Rumble, West Side Story
Tony (Richard Beymer) tries to stop the Sharks and the Jets from brawling, but Bernardo (George Chakiris) stabs and kills Riff (Russ Tamblyn) anyways, leading to more violence.
The Sad Carlotta, the Mad Carlotta, Vertigo
Scottie (James Stewart) and Midge (Barbara Bel Geddes) hear the story of Carlotta from Pop Leibl (Konstantin Shayne).
The Search Begins, Moonrise Kingdom
Troop 55 and Island Police Captain Duffy Sharp start their search for Shakusky.
The Statue, The Exorcist
The archaeologist discovers a statue that matches the figurine he found of the demon Pazuzu.
The Stink of the Streets, Once Upon a Time in America
Hanging out with union leader Jimmy O'Donnell (Treat Williams) in recovery, Noodles (Robert De Niro) and Max (James Woods) argue about an offer for work after Prohibition ends.
The Wicked Witch, The Wizard of Oz
Dorothy makes a new enemy as the Wicked Witch of the West seeks her sister's killer and the ruby sisters.
The Wrong Hand, Devil in a Blue Dress
Easy (Denzel Washington) is ambushed by Frank Green (Joseph Lattimore, his most recent lead, before being rescued by his old friend Raymond "Mouse" Alexander (Don Cheadle).
The Wrong Way down a One-Way Street, Caché
A cyclist defends himself after narrowly missing a distracted Georges, who steps out in front of him.
Through the Mouth, Candyman
While exploring one of the buildings, Helen comes across a hidden room.
Time in Two Cities, What Time Is It There?
Hsiao-kang (Lee Kang-sheng) and Shiang-chyi (Chen Shiang-chyi) go about their days in Taipei and Paris, respectively.
To Germany, Landscape in the Mist
After saying goodbye to their friend Seagull (Ilias Logothetis), Voula (Tania Palaiologou) and Alexandros (Michalis Zeke) finally sneak onto a Germany-bound train.
Tony Said, "I'm Sorry", Shadows
As Lelia (Lelia Goldoni) leaves with a new suitor, Tony (Anthony Ray) arrives to apologize to her.
Too Late to Turn Back Now, BlacKkKlansman
After Patrice and her friends are harassed by Patrolman Landers, she and Ron dance at the Red Lantern.
Two Strangers, Shadows
Tony (Anthony Ray) takes Leila (Lelia Goldoni) to his apartment, where Lelia loses her virginity.
Walking Around in a Dream, Losing Ground
Having returned from upstate in a trance, Victor (Bill Gunn) argues with Sara (Seret Scott).
We Are Going Home, Cotton Comes to Harlem
A robbery ensues at Deke O'Malley's (Calvin Lockhart) rally for the Black Beauty, a Back-to-Africa movement ship, which detectives Gravedigger Jones (Godfrey Cambridge) and Coffin Ed Johnson (Raymond St. Jacques) patrol.
2 Series Clips
The Enterprise is Taken Over
"The Way to Eden", Star Trek: Season 3, Episode 20
Captain Kirk (William Shatner) and his crew realize that the group that they picked up – led by Dr. Sevrin (Skip Homeier) – have taken control of the ship.
Gilead Executes a Rapist
"Offred", The Handmaid's Tale: Season 1, Episode 1
June (Elisabeth Moss) and the rest of the handmaids gather in the square to witness and participate in a grisly action as Aunt Lydia (Ann Dowd) commands the women to kill an accused rapist who sexually assaulted a fellow handmaid.