Category: Film

Small Soldiers: Re-evaluating Joe Dante’s Military Satire

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Small Soldiers explores the idea of corporations imbuing children's toys with modern technologies, without fully considering the implications. While this sounds like the plot of a great new sci-fi blockbuster, Small Soldiers is a nearly 20-year-old satirical look at the chaos of introducing advanced tech into the commercial marketplace; and...

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I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore- A 21st Century Confrontation with the Absurd

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If you’ve ever been the victim of a burglary, you’re familiar with the feelings of violation and helplessness that sink in after the fact. Insecurities can become magnified, especially if the police are of little help. But imagine taking matters into your own hands, diligently reclaiming what you’ve lost physically...

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Martin: George A. Romero’s Forgotten Classic

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If you’re a fan of The Walking Dead, Resident Evil, or just zombies in general, you may be aware of how indebted the concept is to Writer-Director George A. Romero. Romero cemented his legacy with the deconstruction and re-invention of pop-culture zombie tropes beginning with Night of the Living Dead...

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Historical Women in Cinema

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Margaret Booth Historical women in the film industry http://mentalfloss.com/article/66924/15-women-cinema-history-you-should-know

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Cinematography: Spike Lee

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What Movies Mean to Me- Spike Lee

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Cinematography: Ava DuVernay

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Academy Originals/Creative Spark: Ava DuVernay

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Cinematography: Roger Deakins

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The Beat: 10 Tips from Master Cinematographer Roger Deakins

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Cinematography: Michael Chapman

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Michael Chapman on Taxi Driver (1976) and cinema of today

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