Bravo to Alla for monitoring this rich novel!
It was certainly a lively,sometimes heated , but always rich discussion. Laughter and sparkling eyes all around. 352 more words
One of the prime characteristics of postmodern cinema is defiance against the narrative convention of genre. Genre is, essentially, a set of conventional rules that filmmakers conform to in order to make sure the audience is aware of, and comfortable with, the type of film they are seeing. 1,345 more words
The past two contextual sessions have been about firstly ‘Parody and Pastiche’ and the second on ‘Memory and Memorial.’ I feel that both sessions were minimal in terms of things that I could contextualise and analytically understand, so I thought they would be better to combine and put in one post as they both link in ways in which I’ll to point out in this post. 776 more words
Ah! would that I had never seen that terrible idol! would that its wretched ebony form had been burned from my retina, and I had been spared these innumerable sleepless nights, these countless hours of singular contemplation. 1,277 more words