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Sally Mann and the Angel of Uncertainty

What Remains gives the audience a glimpse into the mind and philosophy of photographer Sally Mann.

One of her musings that I appreciate from an empathetic perspective is her embracing the flaws and mistakes appearing on her photographs that were taken after a wounded criminal died on her yard. 353 more words

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"Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning" Response

Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning is a documentary chronicling the life of famous photographer Dorothea Lange, created by her granddaughter Dyanna Taylor. The film focuses on several major photography projects Lange embarked on: her work during the Great Depression, her recording of the migrants’ journey during the Dust Bowl, her censored work from internment camps, and her work on the destruction of Monticello. 371 more words


"Wrinkles of the City" Response

Wrinkles of the City is a documentary chronicling the eponymous street art/photography collaboration by photographer J.R. and calligrapher José Parlá, taking place in Havana, Cuba. 196 more words

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Cure (1997): Entering The Void

Don’t be fooled by the synopsis — Cure is more of a modern existentialist nightmare than a standard cat-and-mouse thriller. This is a movie that views humans as nothing more than blank figures twisted in different directions by obligations that mean nothing, animals in cages, always stagnant and ever-tortured by our constricting modern ways of life. 595 more words

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Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over (2003) - Film Analysis

Of all the films in the history of cinema, why choose to analyse this one? ‘Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over’ is undoubtedly terrible on the surface, but maybe there’s some genius lying beneath. 715 more words

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"Tales by Light" Response

Richard I’Anson moves at such a fast pace in the episode that it surprises me how clear his shots are. I imagine it is a combination of years of experience and advanced technology. 142 more words

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