Wednesday, July 1, 2015

It Follows: Coming of Age – Sexuality & the Gaze

Fighting against the horror of sexuality.

Friday, June 26, 2015

The Story of Film: An Odyssey & Subjective vs. Objective


The Story of Film is a fifteen hour documentary series about the history of world cinema which is thorough, informative, knowledgable, and just about everything you could want from a fifteen hour documentary series about the history of world cinema. If you're interested in film studies or in learning about the backstory of a medium we all know and love then this is a great resource which supplies a solid chunk of film school knowledge.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Visual Storytelling & Interrogating Revenge in Blue Ruin

Families, houses, cars, and guns. Blue Ruin could almost be reworked as a dark, brooding soap opera crossed with Game of Thrones: two families can’t get along—which, in this case, means occasionally killing each other.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

The Host: South Korea's Crisis of National Identity


(No explicit spoilers, but spoiler-sensitive readers should watch the movie first and come back later.)

A monstrous crisis in South Korean national identity.

Monday, June 15, 2015

Jurassic World & The Extinction of the Power of Spectacle


Overworked parents send their two bratty kids on vacation to be taken care of by their inattentive aunt on an island where greedy executives, violent politicians, and mad scientists breed prehistoric killing machines. Chris Pratt tries to save the park, the world, and the movie from self-destruction.