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To celebrate this week’s BFI Flare and fiveFilms4freedom, George East discusses the beginnings of modern Queer Cinema and the meaning of Queer in today’s world.
George East examines the history of film adaptations and the way critical perception of them has changed, taking in The Hobbit, the Hunger Games and more!
The ‘point of no return’. Like the event horizon of a black hole or that time you ate a whole multipack of McCoy’s crisps in one sitting and realised there were no rules any more, film theory can take you to a place that’s both inescapable and yet completely liberating.…
An essay on the psychology of Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master. Were you left feeling frustrated? Well, that was kind of the point. Warning: this article is very thorough, and thus contains spoilers.
The Film Surgeon, Mike Bao, dissects a beautifully balanced and powerful scene from Alfred Hitchcock’s 1956 film, The Wrong Man.
The second part of Siddhi Sundar’s critical analysis of Harmony Korine and his more recent films.
Harmony Korine is the living manifestation of risk. His movies are wrought with nauseating graphics and revolting vulgarity. Siddhi Sundar explains why we should care.
The fifth part of our monster series discusses Night of the Living Dead, the fall of the counter-culture, nihilism and the very end of civilisation.
The fourth chapter in this series about movie monsters discusses Invasion of the Body Snatchers, propaganda, the imagined threat of Communism and the disintegration of the self.