J.C. Sciaccotta

J.C. Sciaccotta is a freelance writer/independent filmmaker from Barrington, IL. He is a graduate of Columbia College Chicago's Film & Video program. His short films have screened throughout the United States, and he has served on the jury of the CineYouth Film Festival (which is part of the greater Chicago International Film Festival). Aside from his journalistic and cinematic endeavors, he makes an effort to play and compose music whenever time allows.

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Cinema as Rorschach Test: 'The Master' | 22 Oct 2012 // 6:12 PM

Much like the kaleidoscopic design of The Master’s theatrical poster, the way one perceives the film -- indeed, all films -- is reflective of the prism through which one views the artform itself.

Living the Blues: An Interview with Todd Rundgren | 31 Aug 2011 // 5:00 PM

PopMatters talks with pop iconoclast Todd Rundgren about his new collection of Robert Johnson covers, appropriately titled Todd Rundgren's Johnson.

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The Strokes - "Call Me Back" (video) | 29 Mar 2011 // 7:50 AM

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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