Film

Deep End (1970): Sex as Manipulation

By | Sep 28, 2014 | 14 comments

Deep End explored how sex was used as a means of control.

Swamps and Bogs in ’80s Films and Medieval Literature

By | Sep 25, 2014 | 27 comments

Exploring the medieval origins of allegorical swamps and bogs in cult ‘80s films Labyrinth and The Neverending Story.

The 2014/15 Oscar Season: Classics of Future Past

By | Sep 20, 2014 | 17 comments

This year's Oscar season sees wholly ambitious efforts leading the pack. So, how have previous winners and nominees held up?

Samuel Beckett’s ‘Film': Power, Perception, and Paranoia

By | Sep 18, 2014 | 16 comments

Samuel Beckett's 'Film' speaks to the fears of contemporary digital culture.

Cat People (1942): A Psychological Horror and Film Noir

By | Sep 17, 2014 | 19 comments

Cat People, directed by Jacques Tourner, shares the elements of film noir while still being included in the horror spectrum.

Android Problems: The Representation of Robots in Cinema

By | Sep 16, 2014 | 29 comments

How films can both suppress and fuel fears about the influence of artificial intelligence in society.

Her: A Social (Media) Affair

By | Sep 14, 2014 | 18 comments

An exploration of Spike Jonze's "Her" and how this film reflects our own social media love affairs.

Alaska in Movies: 5 Films To Get You Interested in the State

By | Sep 13, 2014 | 40 comments

Find out how to navigate the wilderness of films set and filmed in Alaska.