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SHORTS-Amelie: For the Dreamers

SHORTS

FILM: AMELIE

Amelie is a French film directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet, a man that has directed some of my favorite foreign films of all time, including… 416 more words

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"Stoker": A delayed analysis*

Coming of age films are a staple of American cinema. Both children and adults enjoy various forms of this subgenre in which they can witness the transition from innocence to awareness. 3,223 more words

Film Anaysis

Thoughts on the Usefulness of Criticism

Is criticism useful?  This is a question I used to ask myself a lot, which I’ve started pondering again lately since creating this blog.  It’s a question asked often in graduate seminars on the theory of this or that, but it’s also a question asked every day by ordinary, everyday people, in many different forms.  1,071 more words

Literary Criticism

Mother! Is One The Year's Best Pictures

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The following review contains spoilers.

Mother!’s first full scene begins with a young woman (Jennifer Lawrence) reaching across her bed. When she feels nothing but air and the softness of her mattress, she heads downstairs to find her husband (Javier Bardem). 1,367 more words

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WHY I STAND A CRITIC

by Chukwu Martin

The world is beautiful,

Whether we appreciate it or not,

it cannot lose its uniqueness.

It is important therefore to appreciate the world… 161 more words

Film & Criticism

READING BARIGA SUGAR by Chukwu Martin

READING BARIGA SUGAR- A FILM BY IFEOMA NKIRUKA CHUKWUOGO

THE TWIN EFFECT

By @chukwu_martin  for FilmRats Club

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Bariga Sugar (2016) is a short film (approx. 791 more words

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Aronofsky's 'mother!', a failure of biblical proportions

Darren Aronofsky’s latest feature, mother!, stays true to its vision as a retelling of the stories of the Bible, although not with half the intelligibility of his previous effort, … 416 more words

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