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Understanding the Cinematography of Wally Pfister
The Stoic Male Antihero Trope Examined
References to 70s and 80s Movies in ‘Stranger Things’
Beyond the Frame
H. Perry Horton
Jacob T. Swinney
Jack’s Movie Reviews
Lessons from the Screenplay
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Sex and Violence in the Films of Paul Verhoeven
‘Barry Lyndon’ and Art
Explore how 18th Century art helped shape the look and tone of Stanley Kubrick's 'Barry Lyndon.'
Horror Homages in ‘South Park’
From 'Godzilla' to 'The Shining.'
Breathe explores the use of breathing in films and how while it is always happening it is commonly removed and is only added in to add emphasize to a particular moment.
The ‘Femme Fatale’ in ‘Death Proof’
A lot of folks don’t realize the dance scene from 'Death Proof' is taken almost grind-for-grind from a Brian DePalma movie, 'Femme Fatale.'
71 Split Diopter Shots in ‘The Andromeda Strain’
Split diopter shots are most often attributed to Brian De Palma but director Robert Wise incorporated them into many of his films as a visual style and storytelling device, often using them more than 100 times in one film.
Reflections of HAL and Samantha
A conversation about emotions between the two most iconic operating systems in film history: HAL from '2001: A Space Odyssey' (1968) and Samantha from 'Her' (2013)
The 25 Greatest Films of the 21st Century
The BBC released its list of the 100 best films of the 21st Century (so far), as chosen by 177 film critics from 36 countries.
The Evolution of Stop-Motion
The evolution of stop-motion animation throughout the years.
‘The Seven-Year Itch’ and Male Cinematic Fantasies
The cinematic fantasies of Richard Sherman, the male protagonist of 'The Seven Year Itch,' associated to the movies they quote or that, more frequently, have nourished a certain cinematic imaginary.