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Film Inquiry Roundtable Videocast #18: Favorite Pets
Film Inquiry Roundtable Videocast #18: Favorite Pets

This week we discuss our favorite pets in film and television!

Film Inquiry Roundtable Videocast #17: Favorite Siblings
Film Inquiry Roundtable Videocast #17: Favorite Siblings

For this roundtable, the group discusses their favorites siblings in movies/tv!

Film Inquiry Roundtable Videocast #16: Favorite Couples
Film Inquiry Roundtable Videocast #16: Favorite Couples

For this video roundtable, our team talks about their favorite film/tv couples!

NICHOLS AND MAY: Interviews (Conversations with Filmmakers Book Series)
NICHOLS AND MAY: INTERVIEWS (Conversations with Filmmakers Book Series)

For May & Nichols savants, as well as the newly initiated, this will propagate their legacies, giving us a deeper look into their individual outlooks.

Deus Ex Machina: Acceptable Coincidence or a Cop-out?
Deus Ex Machina: Acceptable Coincidence or a Cop-out?

Deus ex machina is a sign of lazy writing. Its implausibility takes advantage of the people who pay to see the work and it mocks their intelligence.

Actor Profile: Kirsten Dunst
Actor Profile: Kirsten Dunst

Film Inquiry’s Amanda Mazzillo takes a look back at the memorable career and essential films of actor Kirsten Dunst.

Actor Profile: Jim Carrey
Actor Profile: Jim Carrey

Film Inquiry’s Amanda Mazzillo takes a look back at the memorable career and essential films of actor Jim Carrey.

ALBERTO AND THE CONCRETE JUNGLE: A Symphonic Look At The Modern City
ALBERTO AND THE CONCRETE JUNGLE: A Symphonic Look At The Modern City

Part documentary, part staged, and full of heart, this love letter to the five boroughs of New York City is an enjoyable, chaotic watch.

How We Write About Black Lives And Cell Phone Video
How We Write About Black Lives & Cell Phone Video

We’ve seen a direct correlation between the use of cell phones and increased awareness of and civic response to police brutality against Black people.

π is the vivid, paranoid fantasy of the modern conspiracy theorist.
π is the Vivid, Paranoid Fantasy of the Modern Conspiracy Theorist

We discuss Darren Aronofsky’s Pi, a film about conspiracies and obsessions that is relevant in the modern age.

Breaking Down JOKER's Influences
Breaking Down JOKER’s Influences

After the recent Joker trailer, we breakdown the many influences of the infamous character’s latest iteration.

The Overlooked Similarities Between GREEN BOOK & BLACKKKLANSMAN
The Overlooked Similarities Between GREEN BOOK & BLACKKKLANSMAN

Green Book and BlacKkKlansman both deal with race relations in America. We discuss why they may both be problematic in their discussions of race.

How Motion Capture Technology Is Changing Storytelling Expectations
How Motion Capture Technology Is Changing Storytelling Expectations

We take a look back at motion capture technology, including its beginnings, its present uses, and the recent rises in de-aging technology.

The Essential Structure Of Romantic Comedies
The Essential Structure Of Romantic Comedies

Most romantic comedies follow a definitive structure; here we break down the steps that are usually involved to make the film successful.

Screenplays With Unconventional Connections Part 2
Screenplays With Unconventional Connections Part 2

In the second of this series, we look at the screenplays of Citizen Kane and Velvet Goldmine, examining how the two stories share similar DNA.