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The Soulful Creation of Soullessness: The Loss of "Soul" in Industrial Filmmaking

Herk Harvey was not intending to make a film when he saw the Saltair Pavilion on the shore of Great Salt Lake in Utah. On the way back from a film shoot further west, he noticed the abandoned amusement park known for its salt bath lake and the world’s largest dancing hall. 5,411 more words

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Hello everyone,

“You’re probably thinking ‘This is a superhero movie, but that guy in the suit just turned that other guy into a fucking kebab.’ Surprise, this is a different kind of superhero story.” – 867 more words


Creed, review

What does it say about a film-maker when his second film is an inventive take on a familiar story that wins the hearts of critics and audiences, and the first was a sociopolitical feature that told the tragic story of a young man who had his life stolen from him? 463 more words


The Tree of Life (Malick, 2011)

The best films in the world divide people, they can change your life. The Tree of Life (Malick, 2011) is such a film. Thousands of reviews and articles from around the world have comes to grips with it. 874 more words

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Film vs. TV Writing (10 Differences)

“With film you are closing doors. You’re telling a two-hour story, and you’re closing doors. With television you’re opening as many as you possibly can to leave yourself avenues for five or six years of storytelling.” 1,507 more words


Kent Jones and French Cinema

Kent Jones was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA in 1960. He has written about cinema since the 1980s and has contributed to Film Comment since 1996, he also contributes to Cahiers du Cinema and Trafic. 760 more words

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Scene analysis from Damage (Malle, 1992)

Roger Ebert once referred to Jeremy Irons as ‘the poet of frustrated sexuality’, Damage (Malle, 1992) is at the centre of his career and the following two and half minute scene is the most important of his films. 490 more words

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