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The Avatar (2009) Potpourri: Medium Is Not The Message

Avatar (2009) needs no intro­duc­tion. The most expen­sive movie ever made is a tes­ta­ment to James Cameron’s coura­geous vision of an immer­sive cin­e­matic expe­ri­ence to out-Lucas the Star Wars leg­end – an ambi­tion he har­bored since he watched it in … Con­tinue read­ing

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A to Z Films Meme (S) Runner Up, Noteworthy Mentions

Run­ner Up Seven Samu­rai The most famous and highly praised Japan­ese film of a band of samu­rais pro­tect­ing a vil­lage from ban­dits gave rise to an entire genre of films. ‘Schi­chinin no samu­rai’ is Kurosawa’s grand epic when he was at … Con­tinue read­ing

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A to Z of Films Meme (S) Preface

S’ encom­passes every­thing the movies embody. Sex and super­stars. Sus­pects and sleaze. Story-telling and sci-fi. Sen­su­al­ity, sen­ti­ments, and scars. The sea, the stars, and the sky. A sub­ject with sight and sound. The screen. Not sur­pris­ingly, ‘S’ is the most … Con­tinue read­ing

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