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Hausu (1977)

To say that Nobuhiko Ôbayashi‘s 1977 film Hausu is a trip down Eccentric Lane is a complete understatement. Weaving its tale of six girls visiting one’s aunt for summer break, … 293 more words

Horror

Concluding Thoughts on Gilles Deleuze

Throughout both Cinema 1 and Cinema 2, Deleuze provides us with a way of looking at and thinking about cinema that is intricately linked not with the way we try not to think that we would think (as psychoanalysis) would have it,but is rather linked directly with the way in which we are, on a metaphysical level. 208 more words

Gus & Travis Talk Film: Philip Seymour Hoffman

Our video blog series, Gus & Travis talk film. This week features a discussion about actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.

We talk about films such as Almost Famous, Capote, Moneyball, Hard Eight, Owning Mahowny, The Talented Mr. Ripley and more.

Travis Mills

Spectator Dejection

Whilst in film school one of the required classes was film theory. This was the dreaded class, feared by most students. Luckily my experience was quite the opposite. 1,165 more words

Things I Love

My Bizarre Theory About the 'Ocean's Eleven' Trilogy

I was thinking about ‘Ocean’s Eleven, Twelve, and Thirteen’ the other day and I had a sudden, terrible, amazing realisation, which I shall get to in a moment, but first a little bit of an explanation. 636 more words

The Paradox of Leni Riefenstahl: Aesthetics Outside History

“[Triumph des Willens] is a filmed grand vision of our Führer, who is shown here for the first time on the screen in the most impressive manner. 2,808 more words

Deconstruction