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Notes on the AUTEUR Theory in 1962 - Andrew Sarris

the article opens with Kierkegaard:

I call these sketches Shadowgraphs, partly by the designation to remind you at once that they derive from the darker side of life, partly because like other shadowgraphs they are not directly visible. 988 more words

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Out Now: Postnaturalism

My new book, Postnaturalism: Frankenstein, Film, and the Anthropotechnical Interface, has been out for about a month now — in Germany, at least. The American, British, French, and Japanese iterations of amazon list the book as appearing next week, on August 22 (but available for pre-order), and it may be September by the time the American distributor, Columbia University Press, gets it listed on their website. 133 more words

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Book Review

Eugenie Brinkema, The Forms of the Affects (Durham: Duke University Press, 2014)

http://review31.co.uk/article/view/261/in-search-of-a-radical-formalism

Mulholland Drive interpretations

Mulholland  Drive (released Oct. 8, 2001) is a film by dir. David Lynch that’s dealing with the descent into obscurity and pending homelessness of an actress (played by Naomi Watts) whose career had been spiraling upwards in Hollywood but has come to an abrupt halt.   933 more words

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Book Review: James Naremore's "More than Night: Film Noir in its Contexts"

James Naremore is a film and communications scholar. His 1998 book More than Night: Film Noir in Its Contexts is, as far as I have been able to gather, a classic in the field. 759 more words

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Scary Movie: The Best Twist in Film History

Yes I said it.

Forget Fight Club, Forget The Sixth Sense and you can certainly forget about a certain someone’s father. Their all expected, predictable and fall tremendously when compared with the Earth shattering answer of just who is  585 more words

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Byrja til að byrja - stuttur inngangur

Það er erfitt að byrja en einhversstaðar verður að byrja.

Seinustu tvö ár hef ég stundað nám í kvikmyndafræði við Háskóla Íslands, þetta blogg er hugsað sem framlenging á því námi.  649 more words

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