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My theory of cinema

I’m in the midst of writing a paper for inclusion in a semiotics journal that will eventually, I suppose, become my theory of cinema. The thing is, I could probably just cobble something together from Deleuze and wrap it around a conception of mobility and collaborative cultures. 167 more words

Cinema

Cinematography in 2014

The Oscars are tonight. Let’s talk about my favorite category:

Best Cinematography.

To most people who hear me talk about a film I love for more than a few minutes, this isn’t surprising. 2,412 more words

Film Theory

Panic Room and a Director Finding His Style.

Recently, I watched Panic Room for the second time. The first time being at a point in my life where I didn’t have the slightest interest in analysing a film. 873 more words

Movies

Unicorns with Baseball Hats: The Mythological Female Directoros

Cross posted from Geekdelphia.com

This time, every year, media journalists closely monitor the Hollywood pulse as they blather on about Academy Award nominations.  Although there will always be snubs and surprises, Oscar himself, will be rolling his eyes at the crippling case of déjà vu. 456 more words

Feminism

A Contemporary Media Dystopia

On February 1st (2015), Everyday Feminism published a thought-provoking article called “What You Need to Know About How Dystopian Fiction Matches Reality” by Jenika McCrayer, drawing attention to the ironic – and disturbing – relationship between recent nationwide protests and popular sci-fi… 1,438 more words

Host Blogs

The Conjuring: Ghosts of Litigation

According to Deadline Hollywood, producer Tony DeRosa-Grund (The Conjuring) has lost his case against Warner Brothers entertainment, in which he claimed that he was denied certain producer rights and was allegedly owed nearly $3 million. 168 more words

Horror

MDA3200: The right direction

Extremely happy with the new direction of the theory module, I feel as though I am able to relate all that I am learning to my dissertation project, which is not only encouraging a deeper sense of self-reflection but also teaching me to thinking clearly in terms of the theories behind my creative work. 79 more words

BA Film.