Articles tagged film studies

‘Reading the Silver Screen’ From a Man Who Really Knows How to Teach

Thomas C. Foster’s little narrative method is a smart bit of teaching in a book that’s filled with great teaching techniques.

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‘Fade To Gray’ Is an Insightful Study of Aging in American Cinema

Timothy Shary and Nancy McVittie’s rewarding, accessible study explores representations of aging and older characters in American film from early cinema to the present-day.

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Trailing the Artisans of Oneiric Worlds in Anand Pandian’s ‘Reel World’

Reel World reconciles the recondite with the banal, the sublime with the quotidian, and the real with the mythological.

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Hollywood’s Ancient Worlds by Jeffrey Richards

It’s a truism that period movies are never about the time in which they were set, but about the time in which they were made, and Richards finds this particularly true of the ancient world epic.

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18 Apr 2007 // 10:00 PM

Abel Ferrara by Nicole Brenez

Strangest of all is the fan-club enthusiasm of Brenez's approach.

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Exposition Dumps Don't Need Dialogue in 'Virginia'

// Moving Pixels

"Virginia manages to have an exposition dump without wordy exposition.

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