What we fear and who we think will save us from those fears speak to deeper psychological, spiritual and emotional planes of existence. Horror films make us rethink our surroundings and remember that there are darker underbellies of society that we would be better than not to avoid. Setting the …

You may not be up on the latest world music, but chances are you’ve heard a wide selection of global grooves in an unlikely place…the cinema. With the increased emphasis on global issues in movies like Children of Men, City of God, and The Constant Gardener world rhythms play an …

History of Film: Silent Into Sound Sound was an aspect of film all along with shutter clicks, pianos and orchestras. Voices and soundtracks were a logical next leap.   1920s W. Murnau, Sunrise (1927)   1930s Fritz Lang, M (1931) Josef Von Sternberg, Blonde Venus (1932) James Whale, Bride of …

History of Film: Silent Cinema Before jumping into a historical study of film, it can be rewarding to take a survey of some key genres that define the medium, in this case: The The study of early cinema holds in it the key to understanding the filmic universe. The early …