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When hipster were really hip.

March 8th, 2011 by Emma Hosford on Emma Hosford's Blog · 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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by Madeline Meyer on Madeline Meyer's Blog · No Comments · Uncategorized

In John Cassavetes’ directorial debut Shadows, there is little regard to alleviating the often jarring nature of its cinematic decisions.  Rather, it is in its confrontation of the real that Shadows finds its success.  For instance, the frequent close-up shots are disconcerting and unforgiving but they capture minute moments of humanity that are so easily [...]

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Balancing The Shadows of Iron Man

February 21st, 2011 by Faith Hays on Faith Hays's Blog · No Comments · Uncategorized

Okay, the title of this blog doesn’t actually make sense.
Anyway, I was thinking about making a personal manifesto for film and all that, when I realized what the first and most important part of it would be: films must have a “successful” (I don’t know who that would be defined by, but I like a [...]

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