Film

The Construct of a True Revolutionary in “Fresa y Chocolate”

By | Jul 31, 2014 | 4 comments

Fresa y Chocolate interrogates what it means to be a true revolutionary within the Cuban Revolution by use of dialectics.

Film Marketing: A Lesson in Deception

By | Jul 30, 2014 | 11 comments

A look at Lucy’s marketing and the problem with perception versus reality among moviegoers.

Deconstructing Scarface (1983): Challenging Its Cultural Perception

By | Jul 28, 2014 | 15 comments

Scarface should be seen as a tale of immorality and excess, instead of as the glorifying of a criminal lifestyle

Boris Karloff: The Heart of a Monster

By | Jul 20, 2014 | 14 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 | 20 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 | 31 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.