Tag Archives: why yes i went to film school

Film History Is Not Your Bitch, History

As should be pretty apparent given the number of times I ruminate on things like Spartacus and Game of Thrones, I love historical fiction.  But beyond its own charms, historical fiction has the virtue of being a gateway drug for more rigorous historical study … Continue reading

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Classic Hollywood Film Valentines

Because I love you.

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I Have A Film History Problem

The first step is admitting it. The next step is never, ever letting any grad school know that this is kind of how I process silent cinema. Kind of. A little bit. Okay, a lot.   To be fair, it’s … Continue reading

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Patience, Time, And Television Storytelling

The demands of television – what viewers expect and don’t expect out of it – warps narrative storytelling in weird ways. I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately, because what else am I do to without 30 Rock,? Short … Continue reading

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Hollywood Film + Taylor Swift: What’s Sacrilegious About That?

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What Downton Abbey And James Bond Have In Common, Besides, You Know, Britain

Very very low on the list of bizarre things that happened at the Golden Globes last night – or as I like to call them, the Drinky Oscars – watching Daniel Craig and Adele high-five (from now on I am … Continue reading

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