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MAGIC IN THE MOONLIGHT and Possible Problems with the Auteur Theory

I haven’t seen many Woody Allen films, by golly, he’s directed 53 so far. I’m trying to change that. I think his films are often fun genre-benders that play with the conventions of cinema. 1,154 more words

Are Modern Artists More Like Modern Politicians?

No, this won’t be another post telling you why you should turn to your favorite celebrities for advice on politicking.

When we think of the modern artist we think of them in multitude: They are sharp, savvy, and successful in all areas of fame, from social media to performance. 687 more words

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Werner Herzog as Auteur (Part 2)

In a previous post I mentioned that auteur theory propounds the idea that some directors have such distinct styles that they may be considered the… 731 more words

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Werner Herzog as Auteur (Part 1)

In a previous post I mentioned that auteur theory propounds the idea that some directors have such distinct styles that they may be considered the… 290 more words

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Flex Gallery and the Work of Tag-Hartman Simkins

In response to a lack of public art opportunities during winter, on January 11th, I launched Flex Gallery, a mobile public art space located on my left arm. 1,642 more words

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Film Theory Essay - Defining an Auteur: A Consistent Visual and Cinematic Style

Focus: Auteur Theory
Theme: Discuss the shifting historical and theoretical approaches to auteur theory

Question:
To what extent does a consistent visual style contribute to a filmmaker being classed as an auteur?
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MDA3200 - Film Theory

Identity is Everything

In the film industry identity is everything.

The question that remains is how do we combine our work, our vision of the world with the economics of a marketplace? 391 more words

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