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Sun Qidong 孙啟栋

Sun Qidong, works and lives in Shanghai. Assistant Director of Exhibition Department of Shanghai 21 Century Minsheng Art Museum, Aesthetics Master in direction of Film Theory, University of Strasbourg. 14 more words

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Colloque Hammer: A Laboratory for Modern Horror, 10-12 June 2015, Paris

Laura Mayne (@LauraJaneMayne)

Earlier this month I was privileged to attend a three-day international conference on Hammer films which took place in Paris between 10-12 June. 1,245 more words

British Cinema

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Why I Write Movie Reviews

I don’t like doing things without a point. Really, that’s all there is to it. I have a need to sum up every action neatly – so if I’m going to take the time to find a copy of a movie I want to watch, and if I’m going to spend around two hours watching it, then my mind won’t be at peace until I’ve properly reflected on what I thought of the film. 501 more words


On Certainty and Mad Max

“At the end of the world,” our eponymous hero growls in the prologue of George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road, “we were each, in our own way, broken. 1,487 more words


CINEMA THINKS - Cinema and the Philosophical Project of Alain Badiou.

“There is something interesting in cinema because we cannot reduce it to a conceptual definition.”

The above quote from renowned contemporary philosopher Alain Badiou opens up a world of theoretical enquiry into cinema as an art form and where it might be heading. 1,082 more words


Directors of 1915

Before I get started talking about my subject directly, I need to say a bit about Auteur Theory. I have pretty mixed feelings about it, and I’ve tried to represent that in this blog by giving equal space to… 1,462 more words

DW Griffith

THE OBJECTIVITY OF SUBJECTIVITY: A Defense of Making “Best of…” Lists

First, a word from our sponsors. Ever wonder what a reader for a contest or agency thinks when he reads your screenplay? Check out my new e-book published on Amazon: Rantings and Ravings of a Screenplay Reader, including my series of essays, What I Learned Reading for Contests This Year, and my film reviews of 2013. 2,393 more words