Top 10 of 2017: #6 – Lady Bird

“However, above all, it’s a film about relationships with family members, friends, and loved ones, their power to provide warmth and comfort, but also their ability to be absolutely infuriating”

Broken Silence: The Acoustic Language of Sound in Cinema

I recently completed a dissertation focused on sound in cinema via the films of Fritz Lang. The first chapter is a literature review which attempts to establish a historical and theoretical … Continue reading Broken Silence: The Acoustic Language of Sound in Cinema

In Living Colour: American Broadcast News on Film

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

Close Analysis: Peter Watkins’s The War Game (1965)

Sequence Timecode: (00:04:10 – 00:08:20) Based on an estimated projection of how Britain might cope with the escalation, events, and aftermath of global nuclear war in the 1960s, Peter Watkins’s … Continue reading Close Analysis: Peter Watkins’s The War Game (1965)