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Amy Poehler’s Dismantling of the Media Patriarchy

Amy Poehler’s Dismantling of the Media Patriarchy

By Jessica Singer There’s no secret to the patriarchal dichotomy that is our Hollywood system. The women are objects to move the plot along for men, …

 

The Working Girl

The Working Girl

by: Caitlyn Durkin Ever since I read it a year ago, I haven’t been able to forget the message in a film theory article voicing the …

 

On Duration

On Duration

by: Theo Rasmussen Extended viewing of series or films is something relatively new to society. With today’s unparalleled ability to access digital media, many are subjecting themselves …

 

Beat Happenings

Beat Happenings

by: Jared Berkowitz Melodrama has been the driving force behind narrative within film since film’s earliest days. A shift took root as film began to depict …

 

Cinema Censorship

Cinema Censorship

by: Theo Rasmussen Censorship in cinema is holding the medium back. In an examination of Hollywood, one will realize that the majority of films debuting on …

 

Director’s Digest: John Waters

Director’s Digest: John Waters

by: Elena Bowen Nearly three decades ago, John Waters had a vision. This vision was vile, perhaps even foul, but it was a vision nonetheless. What the …

 

Whatever happened to all the knife-wielding serial killers?

Whatever happened to all the knife-wielding serial killers?

by: Elena Bowen Whatever happened to all the knife-wielding serial killers? It can be argued that American horror films have been suffering a steady decline sincethe late …

 

Netflix

Netflix

by: Kelsey Carter It’s hard to believe that Netflix, the online DVD rental service, is over a decade old now. On the other hand, it’s even harder …

 

The Celebrity Score: A Joy or Ploy?

The Celebrity Score: A Joy or Ploy?

by: Leo Robertson In today’s media, where we see the convergence of virtually any art form with another, it is no surprise that your usual brand of …

 

On Quick Cut Editing

On Quick Cut Editing

by: Theo Rasmussen It’s films like The Bourne Supremacy that have changed film audience’s perception of cinema. With an average shot length of 2.4 seconds, films …