Michael Curtis Nelson
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Pedagogy of the Possessed: Teaching and Learning in 'Buffy' | 13 Mar 2011 // 6:00 PM

The implied pedagogical theories undergirding both Buffy and Giles's guidance of her evince a particularly American pragmatic understanding of the learning process.

'Blackmail' and the Birth of the British Talkies | 13 Jun 2010 // 5:00 PM

Originally conceived as a silent film, Blackmail was quickly converted to sound, making it the first British talkie. To accommodate theaters that were not equipped for sound, it was reissued as a silent film. The differences in the two versions are here compared.

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'A Year in Champagne' Is All Fruit and No Acidity | 1 Jun 2015 // 9:09 PM

There's plenty of dazzle but little depth in this champagne documentary.

Revolvers, Redemption, and Yasujiro Ozu’s Silent Film Experimentation With Crime Drama | 4 May 2015 // 9:10 PM

Like Jean-Luc Godard and other French directors who were later influenced by the American crime film tradition, Japan's own Yasujiro Ozu made the genre his own.

//Blogs

Just Say Nooo!: ‘Contact’ | 15 Dec 2010 // 7:00 PM

It’s always impressive when a director can imbue silverware with horror.

Johnny Flynn, 10 November 2010 - Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio | 22 Nov 2010 // 12:02 AM

The sound of a room full of 20-year-olds singing “when you’re dead” over and over again, while Flynn provided harmony, made for an exhilarating end to an unforgettable evening.

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