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Aleiatorytexts for Augustus

Borgesian library-Google Data Bank. (from here)

1. Each text is a construct: a reduction of thoughts’ pluripotentials into a well-arranged, grammatically sound signifying system.   2,636 more words

Gilles Deleuze

Beyond Auteurs: Do Video Games Need Visionaries Part 1

WARNING: as usual I’m spoiling all the things. This time it’s the game Beyond Two Souls.

Part 1: Introduction

While I’ve had my Xbox 360 for going on six years now, I only recently gained access to a PS3, which means I’m catching up on a few older games, including Beyond Two Souls.  556 more words

Games

Alfred Hitchcock and Auteur Theory

Anyone remotely in touch with the cinema is aware of Alfred Hitchcock, the famed “Master of Suspense.” However, it’s unfair for Hitchcock to only be labeled as a director who sure knows how to scare your pants off (Exhibit A- the shower scene in Psycho) or keep your eyes glued to the screen for two hours (Exhibit B- Vertigo). 848 more words

Hi Mind

2nd Annual Billy Wilder Blogathon: The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970)

Billy Wilder’s Hollywood career spans from 1938 to 1981. As both a director and a screenwriter, his films include The Major and The Minor, Double Indemnity, The Lost Weekend, Sunset Boulevard, Stalag 17, Sabrina, The Seven Year Itch, The Apartment, The Bishop’s Wife, … 1,120 more words

Comedy

Directors of 1915

Before I get started talking about my subject directly, I need to say a bit about Auteur Theory. I have pretty mixed feelings about it, and I’ve tried to represent that in this blog by giving equal space to… 1,462 more words

DW Griffith

REVIEW -- Paper Moon (1973)

FilmJuice have my review of Peter Bogdanovitch’s Paper Moon, a film I did not expect to like but wound up absolutely adoring.

The Coen Brothers’ … 873 more words

Film