A look into the integral use of sound in documentary films using three of the greatest documentary films every made.
How does Hitchcock indulge the viewer in a touristic gaze in Vertigo? How does the scenic nature of the film's settings influence the audience's experience or contribute to the film's thematic structure?
The Good, Bad, and Weird is an Asian blockbuster worth mentioning for its large-scale, hollywood like mis-en-scene. This article explores the future of Asian blockbusters with this film as a reference
Using the 2006 film "Hero" as a reference to Asian Blockbusters, this article helps explain the qualities that create what we now call a blockbuster and also explain the future in the Asian market.
A take on Cooper's book, "They Came to Japan" and the daily life of the people of Japan in the late 16th century and early 17th century.
What media could be more criticized than the lifelike game Grand Theft Auto V. This hub takes on the game not as a video game, but as an artistic medium.
Chris Marker's La Jetee is considered one of the greatest films ever made. This essay discusses its use of movement and the meaning behind the lack of movement in the film.
You thought the western genre of movies were boring, repetitive, and anti-climactic. Get ready to reevaluate every movie you've seen. The western is the most enduring genre coming from Hollywood.
The original Scarface faced lots of hardships because it was said to promote and glamorize violence. This essay discusses the issues behind this idea.
A summary of F. W. Murnau's 1922 film Nosferatu and its relationships to the German Expressionist movement.
Time to stretch your mind as a critic of film. This article compares the Classical Hollywood paradigm of Cyle Geronimi's Alice in Wonderland with the Neorealist film Los Olvidados by Luis Bunuel.
The summary of Video Games as a way for kids to become educated and the discussion of whether or not infographics are a good way to portray information. Are they too over the top?
A brief description of the timeless movie and its characteristic diversifying it from the Classical Hollywood Paradigm. Rules of the Game is a 1939 film by Jean Renoir.
A summary of the characteristics of the screwball comedy genre that are seen in the timeless classic, "Bringing Up Baby" (1938).
If you've ever read "A Hand Full of Stars" by Rafik Schami, then you'll know exactly where this is going. This article talks about the childhood we all went through.
Are you looking for the next big thing in Christian music? Have you had difficulty finding good Christian bands besides the main big name ones? If so, this article is for you!
In every story you have to have something that captures an audience. Telling a good story is one thing, but having the reader be absolutely engulfed in its beauty is something that every author strives to accomplish. One effective way of achieving...
How does poverty impact our society?
Charlie Chaplin Website When analyzing the brief history we have associated with film, we find a lot of rich information about people that have been extremely successful. One of the most interesting concepts that grew out of cinema was the star...
The never-ending debate on the beginning of time.
We live in a world today where everything is accessible via the Internet. You can type in virtually any question or request any sort of information and the Internet will provide you the answer that you’re looking for. In the last ten years, social...
Listening to music before and during workouts actually has an impact on both your physical and mental health.