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Daily Archives: February 20, 2016

In the 1970s, a new genre of film came about in American culture, centered around the burgeoning black urban identity. The movement sought to make relatable mainstream movies that the growing black population of America could relate to, although after a few years the whole country began to embrace the style and content of the genre. While the films portrayed… Read more »

20 February 2016 | Features, Film Lists

Those who’ve not given up on physical media know that the most prized supplement feature of a DVD/blu-ray is the commentary track. While behind the scenes documentaries can be very interesting and gag reels hilarious, you never quite know what you’re going to get with an audio commentary track. They can be fascinating to listen to or just hilarious. It’s… Read more »

20 February 2016 | Features, Other Lists

“When critics disagree, the artist is in accord with himself” – Oscar Wilde Throughout the rich history of film, some of the most acclaimed and historic landmarks of the medium have generated controversy, often resulting in censoring, boycotts, or bans. One of the most discussed tensions is the contrast of film and religion, and the question of artistic morality. The… Read more »

20 February 2016 | Features, Film Lists

The lens capturing the lens. Through the lens of the film camera, we see a world that has been captured, frozen and immortalised by the lens of the photographic camera. The artistic medium of photography has been captured by its younger, moving and arguably more dynamic sibling— film, throughout the ages. Films that revolve around the world of photography are… Read more »

20 February 2016 | Features, Film Lists