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Art project

May 20th, 2011 by Emma Hosford · No Comments · Uncategorized

In my sculpture class we looked at this art project that took all the frames of The Godfather and put them all onto one page. The nature of film is transient because we can’t see all of it at once. It is interesting to think about the difference that could make — if film was [...]

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Difference between trailers and films

May 20th, 2011 by Emma Hosford · No Comments · Uncategorized

For the Dvd commentary project, my group did Shutter Island. One of the most interesting things i encountered in my research was the huge difference between the feeling of the trailer and the film itself. The trailer is marketed it as more of a horror film, but really, there are very few aspects of the [...]

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Steven Soderbergh

April 29th, 2011 by Emma Hosford · No Comments · Uncategorized

I find it interesting to think about Steven Soderbergh’s other works in relation to Sex Lies and Videotape. Most interestingly, The Oceans movies, and a low budget film called the Girlfriend Experience, chronicling the life of a prostitute. Sex Lies and Videotape and The Girlfriend Experience can easily be called similar, but while one deals [...]

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When hipster were really hip.

March 8th, 2011 by Emma Hosford · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Shadow’s hipsters were so hip. At a school where everyone seems to be at least a semi-hipster, I still managed to be engaged and drawn in by the oh-so-cool act of the 1950’s hipster. Of course, they were rude and mean, but that was all part of the charm; I liked them for this. I [...]

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Frenchness Taking Over!

March 8th, 2011 by Emma Hosford · No Comments · Uncategorized

I was rather baffled by the ending of Irma Vep; I found it fascinating, but baffling nonetheless. It felt like it was paying some sort of homage to the new wave. While the new wave didn’t have a lot of weird scratches and blots deliberately placed on the screen, there was the desire to make [...]

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