Tag: Star Wars

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey on 70mm. An Interview With A Magician.

    2001: A Space Odyssey on 70mm. An Interview With A Magician.

    There is no one closer to the true enchantment of film than the film projectionist – a craft that is slowly disappearing, as celluloid itself, and should be cherished as cinema treasure. Film, in its essence, is its medium. And the projectionist, therefore, its magician in residence. So consider this an interview with a master.

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  • Knives Out

    Knives Out

    Although I mostly write spoiler analysis, due to the nature of these reviews, I won’t here, for the sheer pleasure everyone should have while watching this most enjoyable of cinematic experiences. An antidote, if you will, to the nasty landscapes it depicts, with extreme wit and a big heart. Go see it, this all-star murder mystery is about inheritance. And much else.
    ★★★★★

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  • Film, the Alchemical Medium

    Film, the Alchemical Medium

    My 2009 PhD proposal, aimed at studying how we are enchanted by film, juxtaposing early film theory, post-Jungian analysis, anthropology of ritual, and the moving image as transformative tool in art therapy, coining the term archetypal enchantment. It serves as basis to my subsequent theoretical approach to cinema.

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