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Why politics and sexuality should (still) be at the heart of critical analysis

In the seventies, Cahiers du Cinema – arguably the single most important magazine of film theory ever – radicalized their views on film analysis by centring it on ideology. 1,181 more words


Famed Casting Agent Lynn Stalmaster Credits Acting Background for Career Success

When it comes to the casting industry, no single individual has ever come close to surpassing the impact Lynn Stalmaster has had on film. As the first independent casting director in motion pictures, Stalmaster has collaborated intimately with directors, producers, and actors for more than 60 years. 285 more words


Most Likely to Die (2015)

One of my least favorite eras in horror is easily lead by the ‘90s. Every good slasher franchise began spinning their wheels out of the ‘80s and turned in their worst efforts in the ‘90s. 502 more words



Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Things Made Out of Plastic

So much of today’s world is plastic. Modern plastic may not look like plastic. It may look — even feel — like glass, leather, wood, or metal. 70 more words


The Graduate (1967)

 “It’s like I was playing some kind of game, but the rules don’t make any sense to me. They’re being made up by all the wrong people. 814 more words


Cleo from 5 to 7

I really enjoyed Varda’s film because I felt like Cleo was a really fun character to be following. I could relate to her stress and frustration when she was getting the tarot cards red and related to her happiness when she went hat shopping for instance. 449 more words


I was lecturing today upon the art of visualisation — getting from words on a page to images on a screen. I wanted to show the first talking scene from THE GRADUATE but I also thought “What the hell?” and showed the whole title sequence. 319 more words