I recently wrote an essay regarding political representations of TV news in film by comparing Network (1976) with Christine (2016). The essay focuses on the political ideology of TV news, … Continue reading In Living Colour: American Broadcast News on Film
Short Plot Summary: A documentary about fraud and fakery. F for Fake is the last major film completed by Orson Welles, who directed, co-wrote, and starred in the film.
Synopsis: A Hamburg art restorer is drawn into the world of art forgery, and – convinced he is dying of a rare blood disease – is used by several crooks … Continue reading Der Amerikanische Freund (1977) – Wim Wenders (Niall McArdle)
A young carnival worker wins the lottery and gets taken in by an upper class socialite who may or may not have his best intentions at heart.
An 18th Century Irish con-man ventures the world in search of wealth and status.
This is a jolly coming-of-age story about a 14-year-old boy named Laurent Chevalier who is growing up in bourgeois surroundings in Dijon, France.
Short Plot Summary: Based on the Starkweather-Fugate killing spree of the 1958, in which a fifteen-year-old girl and her twenty-five-year-old boyfriend slaughtered her entire family and several others in the … Continue reading Badlands (1973) – Terrence Malick
(Interested in fine art? Please check out the work of our feature artist, Christina Kim-Symes. Some of her prints are for sale here: https://www.etsy.com/uk/people/Christinaksymes) Short Plot Summary: A mentally unstable Vietnam … Continue reading Taxi Driver – Martin Scorsese (1976)
Short Plot Summary: A divorced New Yorker currently dating a high-schooler brings himself to look for love in the mistress of his best friend instead.