Tag Archives: film
The eidos of film is visible time. The telos of film is the Hollywood ending.
Arthur C. Clarke’s 2001 is a cinematic novel from a cinematic novelist.
A realist aesthetic would have ruined this enjoyable film.
“The drone” sound effect taps into anxieties over meaningless process and exhausted progress.
All we see in the absence of class analysis is odd pans and low angles, moral failings and affective turns.
The premise, appropriately average, is that the “average American adolescent” is fascinating.
Film is the common path into the unconscious.
Captain America, the superhero, saves the world. Curtis, wretched of the earth, transforms the world.
The beauty of the natural world is unrelated to the “beauty” of U.S. nationalism. To claim otherwise is an outrageous appropriation.
An intelligent puzzle film compels the viewer to examine their ontological assumptions.