Tagged: Film

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The Layered Genius of Miyazaki, Part I

You don’t have to be an animator to draw inspiration from Miyazaki’s films. Nor do you need to be an expert on anime. All that’s required is an appreciation for great film-making.

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100 Favorite Films To Recommend Part 9: The 2000s

In the 1920s, the film industry in America and eventually across the globe had grown large enough to become an important part of the American past time. That was followed by four straight decades...

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100 Favorite Films To Recommend Part 8: The 1990s

After a decade of auteur focused film-making in the seventies helped bridge the path past its golden age, and a blockbuster and franchise dominated eighties helped it to start making big money at the...

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Gone With the Wookie

That’s no sexist moon, it’s a feminist space station.

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Sunday Morning! “Wavelength” by Michael Snow

This week, I got to see a 16 mm screening of Michael Snow’s groundbreaking 1967 experimental film ‘Wavelength’ without knowing anything about the film or the director beforehand.

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Confessions of a Manic Pixie Dream Girl

How much more satisfying might a romance be if you could see yourself there, not just a faceless, shapeless, personality-less blob like Bella Swan?

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Cinema’s Ages of Horror

The Changing Faces Of Horror In Film Are Indicative Of Our Changing Fears And Sensibilities