Film

How Hollywood Does the Holocaust

By | Oct 21, 2014 | 24 comments

Analyzing the portrayal of the Holocaust in Hollywood films.

I’m Leonard Shelby – Analysis of Polaroid, Narration and Leonard in Memento

By | Oct 20, 2014 | 18 comments

This is an analysis of the narrative structure supported by the polaroids in the masterpiece film, Memento by Christopher Nolan.

Hitchcock’s Rear Window (1954): The Limited Perspective of the Voyeur

By | Oct 19, 2014 | 17 comments

How do the speculations of a voyeur affect the perspective of an audience? What's outside the rear window?

Broken Flowers (2005) and Ambiguity: The Need for Active Viewers

By | Oct 11, 2014 | 23 comments

How being an active viewer helps gain fulfillment within ambiguity.

Jay and Silent Bob: From Scumbags to Plot Prophets

By | Oct 4, 2014 | 20 comments

A look at the changes to Jay and Silent Bob's characters over the years throughout their multi-media career.

Story or Style: Which Should Directors Concentrate On?

By | Oct 1, 2014 | 57 comments

Should a director concentrate more on their own personal style or on the story they're telling?

Deep End (1970): Sex as Manipulation

By | Sep 28, 2014 | 19 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 | 37 comments

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