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Daily Archives: September 8, 2017

Documentaries, be it exposés on industries, character studies on interesting subjects or just plain non-fiction narratives, are the penultimate medium of education in the language of film. The filmmakers release such films with the intent of enlightening the general public on the issues they chose to highlight, however more often than not, education ends up being the sole intent. Nevertheless,… Read more »

08 September 2017 | Features, Film Lists

“I don’t know what I just saw.” – “Doc” Sportello “Inherent Vice” is the 2014 film by the wunderkind Paul Thomas Anderson; it is based on the novel of the same name by acclaimed postmodernist author Thomas Pynchon. Jean-François Lyotard famously defined postmodernism as an “incredulity towards metanarratives,” meaning that the narratives that gave meaning to political, ethical (etc.) concepts… Read more »

08 September 2017 | Features, Other Lists

While the majority of movies present the narrative’s events in chronological order, the principle of non-linear storytelling holds benefits that could increase the pull or tension of a protagonist’s journey in extraordinary manner. The 21st century could be described as the golden era of nonlinear movies, and the following list will name the top 10 from that era. Spoilers ahead…. Read more »

08 September 2017 | Features, Film Lists