Boris Karloff: The Heart of a Monster

By | Jul 20, 2014 | 13 comments

A close investigation of Karloff's acting choices in both Frankenstein and The Mummy.

2014 in Film: The Next Few Months

By | Jul 17, 2014 | 18 comments

2014's Summer Blockbuster season delivered big hits and baffling misses. So what's left of the year in film, exactly?

Film and Medium Specificity: A Voyage to Italy Through France and Russia

By | Jul 17, 2014 | 11 comments

Is film an "impure" art? If so, why should that matter?

“Her” and Our Love Affair with Technology

By | Jul 14, 2014 | 29 comments

What the movie "Her" suggests about our relationship with technology and what we should learn from it.

David Lynch and Maya Deren: the Psyche through Cinema

By | Jul 12, 2014 | 11 comments

The influence of Maya Deren emerges in Inland Empire, which ensnares spectators through its overlapping webs of fantasy and reality.

Bollywood: The Overpowering Flavor of Masala

By | Jul 11, 2014 | 35 comments

Why do insultingly bad masala movies overshadow the wealth of creative, original cinema that simultaneously comes out of Bollywood?

Kite (2014) Live-Action Film: What to Expect Given The Original 1998 Version

By | Jul 2, 2014 | 37 comments

Is the criticism for the 2014 Kite trailer really deserved?

A Candid Interview with Hollywood Actor, Marcus Patrick

By | Jul 1, 2014 | 9 comments

Here, in this no-holds-barred interview, Marcus divulges his school of thought on Hollywood, Simon Cowell, and his 23-year-long career.