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Most of us have had that “I remember where I was” moment, when we hear of something that is so dreadful, the memory imprints itself forever.  696 more words


A Letter to Raymond Durgnat

Dear Ray Durgnat,

Thanks for showing that criticism is an art, an area you would call ‘matters arising’. You said of your critical thinking that it is close to the school of Positif, to me it bursts with ideas like no other critic I have ever read. 1,145 more words

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The Colors of Lie (A Screenplay)

Hi reader! The other day, I remembered that I wrote a short film for this one class in college about a year ago. This screenplay is what made me fall in love in writing for film. 3,625 more words

Short Story

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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