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Hollywood’s Rejection of Creativity

In the summer of 2009, a film was released that was set to rejuvenate Hollywood’s thirst for original content: Neill Blomkamp’s District 9. Less than a year later, James Cameron’s Avatar came out, supposedly changing Hollywood forever. And just this … Continue reading

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The New Dimensions Of Film

Every generation has seen new technologies emerge which promise to change cinema forever. From the introduction of sound, colour, and widescreen, cinema has been an ever-adapting artistic medium. Over the last decade we have seen the introduction of two major … Continue reading

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Have You Really Seen That Film?

When I put Criterion‘s recent release of The Red Shoes in my DVD player, I was instantly mesmerized by the quality of the transfer. It looked as if it had just been made. The quality of the transfer directly influenced … Continue reading

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How Avatar May Have Made Fox a Better Studio

I am sure everyone would like to say that they saw Avatar’s success coming miles away, but that is just not true. James Cameron’s Avatar was a film that many people said could be a flop, or at the very … Continue reading

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