In storytelling, we’re obsessed with the process of solving mysteries. Detective fiction has been around since the birth of the novel and you can’t turn on your television without seeing reruns of five different whodunnits or procedural shows. Writers can provide us with the smallest crumbs of clues and still completely hook us, leading us on towards the final, ultimate reveal. Because a mystery is not whole without its resolution.Read More
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Rory Doherty is a recent graduate of University of Glasgow, a screenwriter, and playwright. Obsessed with films for as long as he can remember, he has plenty experience in making short films in the woods with friends, and has worked tirelessly to make sure none of them see the light of day. He loves sci-fi, comedies, mysteries, and deep-diving into strange and complex films. He currently lives in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Framing the Unknown: The Mind-Bending Films of Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead
Framing is everything, especially in the world of cinema. Films are bound by how the camera frames people, actions, and relationships. Filmmakers take advantage of the restrictions of the frame to highlight specific details and omit our view of others. The separation drama What Maisie Knew (2012) is deeply rooted in the perspective of its…Read More