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Oscars '17.


“When we got high together she called Dan Deacon ‘Bad Nostalgia.'”

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It was the romance between two gay black men coming to terms with that identity. 162 more words

The ending of Nocturnal Animals

Nocturnal Animals has been by far one of the most heavily debated films of 2016. The internet has exploded with theories on the supposedly ambiguous ending – perfectly etched into our brains by stylish director, Tom Ford. 791 more words


The Dark Knight: A Scene Analysis

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As you may have noticed by the title of this blog-post, this is not what I usually post about on this website. Since I studied screenwriting and directing for the screen at the Colorado Film School, I wrote a lot about film and this was the most in-depth paper I wrote for school. 387 more words


Man With A Movie Camera: The Truth In The Film

Man With A Movie Camera (Dir. Dziga Vertov, 1929) is a film. That much I am sure of. Beyond that, its all up in the air. 1,175 more words


Dreaming in Cinema

I really freaking love going to the cinema. I’ve always loved it. As a child it always felt like a really exciting treat for me; it was an event in which nearly anything could happen. 172 more words


Welcome to Sartorial Cinematography

Welcome to Sartorial Cinematography! If you have an interest in the history and theory of fashion and film, then you’ve come to the right place. I’m going to be watching and re-watching some older films (as well as newer ones), concentrating on sartorial details,  discussing the costume and styling choices. 89 more words

History Through Hollywood: "The Cinema"

In this History Through Hollywood, I’m tackling one of my favorite essays on film, Virginia Woolf’s “The Cinema.” It was published in 1926 and encompasses an incredible breadth of film theory while beautifully capturing what makes movies different, special, and powerful. 5,487 more words