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Summer Reading Classic Film Book Challenge: What is Cinema? Vol. 1 by André Bazin


This post is part of the Summer Reading Classic Film Book Challenge. This particular title pertains to the blogathon by being a work of film criticism that discusses some classic films and then-new approaches to adaptation of stage plays and novels and other developments in the early history of film. 922 more words


Metaphysical Thoughts #001 - Cinema and our fellow existence

Do you ever find it bizarre that we all exist in the same time and space? I am talking about the living, not the deceased. The deceased are much like cinema, but more on that in a later article. 587 more words

Woody Allen

Aural Spectacle & Voyeurism

Sound production and design in popular cinema has often been regarded as secondary in its comparison to visual imagery that captivates audiences. Similarly, Christian Metz, a French film theorist, argued that the ‘dialects’ of cinema—ranging in specificity, still suffers from a hierarchical ordering, rendering narrative films superior over other forms of cinema (Braudy & Cohen, 66). 2,965 more words


Feature: Marvel Cinematic Universe - Not just something for the boys after all

Whoever said that superheroes aren’t for girls clearly hasn’t been watching any superhero movies recently. 757 more words


Film Corner: Seeing Through a Lens

The other day I had coffee with a few friends of mine. I told them I had been looking through the book Scorsese by Ebert… 633 more words


Which T.V show has the biggest fan following

In the first film theorist article were taking a look at fan followings. Everything from game of thrones,breaking bad,lost,x-files,walking dead and more have been ratings toppers. 536 more words

Breaking Bad

360 video changes Film Theory

With the advent of popular 360 Videos, beyond the obvious use for getting a good view from high above, it might change some ways we can look at Film Theory.  1,990 more words

Film And Media