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Killer of Sheep by Charles Burnett

Killer of Sheep (1978) is a true landmark in American film. Charles Burnett creates a completely unobtrusive look on African American culture in Los Angeles, and the struggles therein. 122 more words


Mommie Queerest

In 1995 Faye Dunaway sat across from James Lipton on the set of Inside The Actor’s Studio embodying all the composure, reserve, and glamour of classic Hollywood actresses. 1,292 more words

Pop Culture

Roger Deakins case study

Roger Deakins is one of the most talented contemporary cinematographers in history. He has worked on films such as Skyfall, The Shawshank Redemption, and No Country For Old Men. 646 more words

Film Studies

Trigonometry, and Other Terrifying Phenomena

It’s me.

I’m back.

*dramatic music*

Did you miss me?

So it’s just been the school holidays which is all well and good but now it’s not to school holidays which isn’t so great because ugh, school. 317 more words

Harry Potter (The Innocent Years)

Welcome to two weeks of studying Harry Potter for my fantasy films class. Now playing: my identity crisis.

There was once a point in my life where… 1,324 more words

Emma Watson

Wavelength by Michael Snow

Wavelength (1967) is another work of the truly experimental Michael Snow. Snow uses an extremely slow zoom that lasts the duration of the film, clashing with a buzzing audio, all taking place over a cryptic murder. 83 more words


What is cinematography? (Updated)

How do we define cinematography?
It’s essentially the way in which someone uses a camera to create a shot – not just by the way the camera is used (E.g, handheld, static, etc), but also the way in which the lights are used to create the mood. 202 more words