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Daily Archives: February 3, 2015

The popularity in recent years of war films such as Lone Survivor and American Sniper have demonstrated a resurgence of the war film genre. Few films were made in the years between Operation Desert Storm and the present, similar to war film production in the years during and after Vietnam. Public outcry or indifference serves as the most satisfying explanation… Read more »

03 February 2015 | Features, Film Lists

Put most concisely by Timothy Corrigan in his book on the essay film: ‘from its literary origins to its cinematic revisions, the essayistic describes the many-layered activities of a personal point of view as a public experience’. Perhaps a close cousin to documentary, the essay film is at its core a personal mode of filmmaking. Structured in a breadth of… Read more »

03 February 2015 | Features, Film Lists