Keyword : Film History
Re-evaluation of Sontag's seminal essay “Against Interpretation”.
Review of Barbara Wilinsky's book on the cultural history of the arthouse film viewing.
One of the most impressive publishing endeavors in the area of film scholarship in recent years is the mammoth nine-year undertaking which resulted in this 720 page tome, This Film is Dangerous: A Celebration of Nitrate Film.
An intriguing look back at the on-set experiences of Jonathan Hourigan.
Book review essay on that indomitable beast known as the film noir.
A shot by shot, scene by scene breakdown of Pickpocket.
A demonstration of the critical value of statistical analysis.
A look back to gauge the current relevancy of this early Bresson reference book.
The future finally looks bright for Bresson DVD enthusiasts. Burnett examines the follow-up Criterion Bresson release.
Bresson's inimitable filmmaking style has its echo in his writing style.
A two-part assessment of the critical discourse surrounding one of cinema's hallowed names, Bresson. Burnett concentrates much of his discussion on the unfortunately polarized views that are continually circulated concerning Bresson's cinematic-philosophical position as “Transcenendalist” or “Materialist”.
Part two of Burnett's critical assessment of the Bressonian theoretical discourse.
Bresson may have been a cinematic iconoclast, but he remains a pivotal figure to the spirit that gave rise to the New Wave.
An in-depth review essay of three First Run Feature DVDs that deal with the Nazi, two documentaries, Architecture of Doom and The Eye of Vichy, and the fictional The Murderers Are Among Us.
An ideological analysis of the form-content bias in Birth of a Nation (1915).
The cinematic image of Baron von Munchausen examined.
Early cinema and the representation of Baron von Munchausen.
The first of a two-part essay on one of cinema's still greatest thinkers and writers.
Part two of Younger's model analysis of the Bazinian discourse.
Younger presents an involved argumentation and defense of Bazin the critic, theorist, and historian par excellence. Far from the often perceived view of Bazin as an inconsistent or politically niave' writer, Younger presents a Bazin relevant and vital for the ages.Part two of Younger's model analysis of the Bazinian discourse.