Thoughts On: Thoughts On

Thoughts On

Here are all of the long form essays that are posted on the blog, all of which will be over 750 words long.


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Await Further Instructions - The Evil Spirits In The Television

Us - A Mire Of Many Possible Readings

Border - In Human

SDU: Sex Duties Unit - Defiance In A Libidinal Adventure?

Thoroughbreds - Act Without Intention

How It Ends - Limitations & False Cutesyness

The House That Jack Built - Can Art Be Destructive?

Image In Motion - Autonomy Over The Cinematic Space

Roma - Allegory Of Self

The Favourite - The Lanthimos Film?

Creed II - Cinema At First Sight

Bleach - Depth Symbology: The Phallus Fallacy

Taxi Driver: Oko Ashewo - Out Of The Underworld

WALL-E - Value In Responsibility (REWIND)

Creed - Where Is The Melodrama?

The Cabin In The Woods - Why Watch Horror Films


Bao/Jung/Sign/Symbol/Film - Semantic vs. Semiotic Readings

The Night Comes For Us - Fight For Your Soul?

She's Gotta Have It - The Failing Of Photogénie

Illang: The Wolf Brigade - Tragic, Hero

How Cinema Works (Expanded)

Dreamgirls - Melos: Art As Embarrassment


The Ontology Of The Photographic Image - Realism

Approaching Epstein - Photogénie & Lyrosophie

Top Gun - Contrivance: Manipulative Soundtracks & Literal Melodrama

Venom - Superhero Movies: Characters & Melodrama

The Coen Bros Hero Narrative Pt. III
  

The Coen Bros Hero Narrative Pt. II
  

The Coen Bros Hero Narrative Pt. I
  

Crazy Rich Asians - Something Familiar

Gerald's Game - Eclipse

Medium Cool - In Search Of Cassavetes

Solo: A Star Wars Story - The Star Wars Genre?

Pinch Me - Happy Apathy In The Hyper-Normal

Planet Earth II - The Two Forms Of Spectacle: Is Planet Earth A Documentary?

Beau Travail - Losing Light And Drowning

The Possessed: Part II - For The Fear Of God

Genre, Structure & Cinematic Spacetime Part III

Genre, Structure & Cinematic Spacetime Part II

Genre, Structure & Cinematic Spacetime Part I

I Saw The Devil - In Search Of Humanity

Hans In Luck - Too Stupid To Be Wise?

The Hunger Games - Impressionism: Why Book Adaptations Fail

The Two Principals Of Narrative - Formal Music Part II

The Two Principals Of Narrative - Formal Music Part I

The Young Girls Of Rochefort - The Art-Musical

Tomb Raider - Objective & Subjective Drama

Giuseppe Arcimboldo - Art In Association

Pulgasari - Tyranny In The System

Black Swan - Suffering Innocence

Narrative Centres

How Cinema Works

The Jungle Book - Live-Action?

The Possessed: Part 1 - Worrying Pretence

Bouguereau: Select Paintings

Singin' In The Rain - The Function Of The Number In A Musical

Deadpool 2 - Using Structural Dead Space

The Fantastic - The Limits Of Interpretation: What Is A True Allegory?

Kwaidan - The Limitations Of Anthology Horror

Skyscraper/Die Hard - Quality Via Structure
  

The Functions Of Dramatis Personae - Concept-Object Reduction

The Stanford Prison Experiment - The Rain & The Rainbow

Captain America: Civil War - Resolution?

Known & Unknown Mimesis: Projection & Drama


Every Year In Film #37 - Making A Living




Subjective & Objective Projection
      

The Harder They Come - Crime, Punishment & Insight



The Nights Of Cabiria - Tragedy: Italian Neorealism vs. Aristotle

Modern Times/Playtime - Chaos In Modernity
  

Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem - Possessed By Law

Kinetta/Dogtooth/Alps/The Lobster/The Killing Of A Sacred Deer - Chaos As The Norm
        

The Wind That Shakes The Barley - Change & The Presentation Of Death

Ready Player One - The Game Of The Creator

Projection & Possession - What is Photogénie?

The Grand Illusion - As Unconscious Truth Rises...

Now-401 | 400-376 | 375-351 | 350-326 | 325-301  300-276 | 275-251 | 250-226 | 225-201 | 200-176 | 175-151 | 150-126
125-101 | 100-76 | 75-51 | 50-26 | 25-1

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