Tag Archives: Slate

Texting Revisited

Via Slate. I was really impressed with this short film directed by Victoria Mapplebeck, about a romantic relationship she revisited after discovering an old Nokia cell phone. (It was one of those 3000 model series that’s indestructible according to the … Continue reading

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House of Color Palettes

Normally I applaud descriptions of film form that refrain from attributing everything to nebulous psychological explanations. But I think Chris Wade’s piece on recurring compositions in House of Cards for Slate could’ve used another paragraph. Wade points out that every … Continue reading

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Something Awful Happened? There’s a Conspiracy Behind It.

(Editor’s Note: This piece began soon after the Boston Marathon bombing, but with so much new information coming out so quickly, I held off on it so it wouldn’t be dated.) I wanted to write a response to David Wiegel’s … Continue reading

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Andrew’s Blog- Now in 3D!

Or not. Sorry. But to make up for it, here’s Roger Ebert on a (possibly insurmountable?) problem for 3D films. He posts a letter from Walter Murch, a highly respected editor and sound designer. Murch says that the 3D illusion … Continue reading

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