REVIEW: “A Love Letter To Truffaut” – ‘A Faithful Man’ (2018)

The impact of the French New Wave on the stylistic development of cinema is almost immeasurable. While more recognizable formal elements associated with the movement like jump-cuts and non-linearity can be easily identified, the youthful spirit that characterizes the work of directors like Jean-Luc Godard, Agnes Varda, and Jacques Demy can be felt in genres…

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Disney Remakes: The Implications For 2D Animation

Some of the most memorable, iconic images in children’s media from the last century can be attributed to animation, two dimensional in particular. Cinderella’s Princess transformation, the Iron Giant’s flight into space, Spirited Away‘s world of ghosts and monsters; all of these moments were created not with expensive sets or ultra-realism, but through lines and…

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Disney+ and the Commercialisation of The Simpsons

“I’m the mascot of an evil corporation!” This is a phrase said by Bart in The Simpsons Movie while wearing a black bra on his head to look like Mickey Mouse, and one that rang in my head when I watched the video announcing that The Simpsons will now be releasing exclusively on Disney+, a…

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