Film

The New Classics in Horror Film Formulas

By | Oct 27, 2014 | 50 comments

Horror films have transitioned from haunted house ghost stories and crazed maniacs to these new formulas we see today.

Woody Allen’s Nostalgia: Escaping in People, Places and Things

By | Oct 24, 2014 | 27 comments

Woody Allen likes nouns. A lot. Especially when he can live vicariously through them to escape the present.

How Hollywood Does the Holocaust

By | Oct 21, 2014 | 34 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 | 22 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 | 24 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 | 24 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?