People Who You Didn’t Know Were Socialists – Charlie Chaplin

A Film Buffs Opinion of the “Content Bubble” or (Why the only new movie I saw all year was Straight Outta Compton)

I am the kind of person who loves to stay up to date on everything, especially the world of film.  I love cinema and have wanted to be a director since I was 5.  I like to be the kind of person who has seen all the good movies and all the good TV shows.Continue reading “A Film Buffs Opinion of the “Content Bubble” or (Why the only new movie I saw all year was Straight Outta Compton)”

Roger Corman is the Edgar Allen Poe of Film

In the spirit of Halloween, what could be more perfect for today than a reflection about the original American king of Horror.  What would be even better still would be a reflection on both him and another king of horror, the B-cult movie kingpin that is Roger Corman, who was not only a fan ofContinue reading “Roger Corman is the Edgar Allen Poe of Film”

The Cinematic Innovations and Implications of Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane was released during a time of immense change and social conflict.  It was also a time when film technologies, methods, and the overall popularity of the medium were reaching peaks. The film was also released during an era of history that was socially elitist and darwinistic.  The rich white male elitist climate ofContinue reading “The Cinematic Innovations and Implications of Citizen Kane”