Thomas Britt
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Associate Professor of Film and Video Studies at George Mason University.

Features // 24 Articles
Columns // 29 Articles
Reviews // 93 Articles
Blogs // 50 Articles
//Features

Where Have You Gone, Monsieur Hulot? | 21 Jul 2015 // 9:02 PM

Persistent themes of Jacques Tati’s films were work and play, two forces in conflicting or complementary relationships, always inspiring creativity regardless of configuration.

The Narrative of the 'Halloween' Saga Gets Confused Over Time | 17 Mar 2015 // 9:20 PM

The message of John Carpenter's Halloween is simple: "Evil is here!" To expect any sequel to enhance that idea is to miss the point.

//Columns

Does Reality Television Need 'The Profit'? | 29 Jul 2015 // 9:30 PM

A series about making money, airing on CNBC, might seem like an unlikely place for fostering positive values.

The Ethics of Death-Defying Media | 26 Apr 2015 // 9:30 PM

Furious 7's path to the screen is emblematic of the ways in which film and other media defy (and define) death as images develop lives of their own.

//Reviews

Scharpling & Wurster: The Best of the Best Show | 23 Apr 2015 // 9:06 PM

Numero Group’s 16-disc box set of phone calls featuring Scharpling & Wurster is both the sort of product that might have been lampooned on The Best Show on WFMU as well as a great monument to their first, weird era together.

Philip Selway: Weatherhouse | 9 Nov 2014 // 9:04 PM

Philip Selway's Weatherhouse is a somewhat more confident-sounding album from a songwriter no longer saddled with the weight of first impressions.

//Blogs

2015 Nelsonville Music Festival - 28-31 May, 2015 (Photos) | 3 Jun 2015 // 1:00 AM

Merle Haggard, St. Vincent, and the Flaming Lips headed up another eclectic year at Ohio's Nelsonville Music Festival.

2014 Nelsonville Music Festival (photos) | 16 Jun 2014 // 7:45 AM

The tenth annual Nelsonville Music Festival took place from May 29 to June 1.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Mr. Robot: Episode 6 -- "Br4ve-Trave1er.asf

// Channel Surfing

"When episode six opens to find Elliot in terror and panic, it is soon confirmed that he should be.

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