Sarcasm and the Jew here! We would like to welcome everyone to our blog or as we like to call it “Our World.” Check out the About Us page to get to know us better. Other than that, in the coming days we will be filling our blog with information that may or may not […]Read More Welcome to our World!
WARNING: CONTAINS SPOILERS FROM: Citizen Kane (1941) Citizen Kane is one of those films that you can’t really classify into a specific genre. This film could be a tycoon, newspaper, film noir and/or even a detective movie. That fact turned Citizen Kane into an exclusive film and quickly recaptured my attention for a second viewing. […]Read More Citizen Kane and the Deep Focus Shot
Hello again, Many people who have never watched an old black and white motion picture would probably have a difficult time differentiating between the different visual and narrative styles that each film possessed. I have friends that absolutely refuse to watch any of these films saying that they’re all the same, “It’s black and white, […]Read More 30’s Gangster Films vs. Film Noir
WARNING: CONTAINS SPOILERS FROM: 1939 Film (Stagecoach) 1956 Film (The Searchers) 1962 Film (The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance) THIS POST IS VERY LONG. PLEASE READ IT IN ITS ENTIRETY. TAKE BREAKS IF YOU MUST. After a relatively long pause from blogging, I decided that I would discuss a genre that, to many of us, […]Read More The John Ford Western vs. The Classical Western
WARNING: CONTAINS SPOILERS FROM THE 2001 FILM: INTACTO. THIS POST IS LONG. PLEASE READ IT IN ITS ENTIRETY. TAKE BREAKS IF YOU MUST. Greetings to all, So here I was at my friend’s place, flipping through Netflix’s content. I wanted to watch a movie that I have never seen before. A foreign film sounded like icing […]Read More The Use of Color in the Film: Intacto
WARNING: CONTAINS SPOILERS FROM THE 1982 BLADERUNNER FILM. THIS POST IS LONG. PLEASE READ IT IN ITS ENTIRETY. TAKE BREAKS IF YOU MUST. Hello all, Today I would like to focus my discussion on one of my favorite film techniques: The Spectre. In film, the Spectre possesses a visual and auditory connotation. The visual partition of the Spectre is […]Read More Film Sound Theory: The Use of the Spectre in Bladerunner
Hello again, I would like to take a brief moment and honor the genius of Andrew Sarris, a very famous film critic who recently passed away. One of his crowning achievements in life was the introduction of the auteur theory to the western film industry. This theory was developed in France and simply exemplified the director as the […]Read More Andrew Sarris and The Auteur Theory
Hello all, Just like any other theory in the world, film theory has it’s fair share of strange elements. The MacGuffin happens to be one of them. The MacGuffin is an interesting film element in that its entire purpose is to evoke suspense in the audience and drive the story without showcasing any importance in itself. Confused […]Read More The MacGuffin