We examine iconic films and modern classics, cinema past and present, and explain the theoretical stuff in a way that just makes sense.
Discussing and debating Truffaut’s auteur theory, romanticism, the idea of individuality within film, and modern auteurs (directors, writers, designers, artists) with a distinct style.
Learning how film language varies around the world, with case studies from British cinema and beyond.
Exploring the star system created by studios as another way of ensuring cinematic success, a practice we continue to this day.
Exploring the ways storytelling changed with the development of new technologies by running through the eras from Part 1 of the series.
Released in 1969 Midnight Cowboy was the first gay-related Best Picture winner and the only X-rated film ever to win …
Christopher Nolan is one of the most prestigious names in Hollywood. It’s difficult to find a filmmaker who has such …