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BA in Film from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. MA in English from the University of Sheffield. All-around fun guy who wants to make the world a better, and more interesting, place.

The Beginner's Guide: German Expressionism

Begun in the years surrounding World War I, German Expressionism brought to the screen a sense of their society's darkness & despair.

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Unconventional Adaptations That Keep Shakespeare Relevant

To some audiences, the works of Shakespeare are synonymous with boring, old fashioned literature- these adaptations breathe in new life.

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Did THE WARRIORS influence video game structure?

Though released in 1979, THE WARRIORS has a video game structure that would prove as influential to the artform as games themselves.

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SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT PART 2: An Appreciation

Sure, it's a terrible film, yet Silent Night, Deadly Night 2 has elements to make it an entertaining cult classic in the making.

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Beginner's Guide: Peter Weir, Director

Australian director Peter Weir is known for his outsider characters triumphing over adversity; here is a rundown of his most famous films.

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MIDNIGHT SPECIAL As A Superman Origin Story

By the talented Jeff Nichols, Midnight Special is similar to the comic hero Superman, documenting how he would be depicted in the real world.

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Are Remakes All That Bad? The Six Levels Of Remake Hell

Not all remakes are created equally. While many can be terrible some can excel. Here Zac Hestand presents the six levels of remake hell.

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The Beginners Guide: Christopher Nolan, Director

In this Beginner's Guide we discuss some of Christopher Nolan's best work to date, his influences and artful filmmaking skills.

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The Beginners Guide: John Carpenter, Director

In this beginner’s guide, we discuss John Carpenter's work - spanning the duration of his career in skillfully frightening his audience.

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Godzilla As Metaphore For Climate Change In SHIN GODZILLA

Like all Godzilla films, Shin Godzilla criticises how governments respond to disasters - but in this film, it's not nuclear, but natural disaster.

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