posted March 26, 2015
The US Library of Congress has announced this year’s 25 additions to its National Recording Registry, bringing the number of recordings on the listing of the country's key recordings to 425. The Registry serves to remind Americans that sound recordings, like audio-visual ones, require careful preservation, and that they’re something to marvel at and cherish.
posted March 25, 2015
The new issue of the always diverting "Public Domain Review" is out, and this month has two moving-image-related items of interest.
posted March 4, 2015
Jayson Beaster-Jones argues that critics have barely noticed “perhaps the most distinctive feature of any Indian film: its songs,” and most glaring has been the “minimal, if any, discussion of musical sounds or the people who create these sounds.” He explains what has been missed.