Tag Archives: Christopher Nolan

Joining Celluloid: The Art of Film Editing

FILM IS THRIVING….BUT WHAT ABOUT FILM SPLICING With the recent critical releases of La La Land, Denzel Washington’s adaptation of August Wilson’s Fences, and Hidden Figures, audiences are witnessing the beauty of film at the cinema.  Add in Kodak’s new Super 8 Camera (image below) and the return … Continue reading

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The True Cost of Filmmaking in the 21st Century

Myth As a college professor teaching filmmaking students in the “digital age,” I often encounter many misconceptions as to the true cost of shooting and finishing a film on celluloid.  Students mistakenly believe that if it was not for the … Continue reading

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A really bad summer movie season = really enjoyable film reviews

I have not seen the tide turn on what most film observers have portrayed as a fairly dismal summer movie season.  Did I say dismal?  I meant atrocious.  And that is not me saying that because I have not yet … Continue reading

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Five Film Favorites: Blockbusters

Given the task of writing this week’s five film favorites, I thought about producing a list of my five favorite Terrence Malik films, but that would have been an easy cop-out.  Plus, I would have had to include The New … Continue reading

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5 Worst Films Directed By Christopher Nolan

Having seen Inception recently at the Byrd, I can now say what I’ve always detected – Christopher Nolan is the most celebrated, beloved bad director since Ed Wood. Noland makes impossibly illogical movies that his fans mistake for depth and … Continue reading

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