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Article of mine for The Double Negative on Jean Vigo’s Zero de conduite.

http://www.thedoublenegative.co.uk/2014/08/in-profile-jean-vigos-zero-de-conduite-1933/

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The Music of Folk Horror - Part 8 (Conclusions).

The Music of Folk Horror – Part 8 (Conclusions).

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Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Part 4. Part 5. Part 6. Part 7.

Conclusions

From the analysis of only a handful of British folk horror films, it has been shown that they rely heavily on their music in order to achieve their full cinematic effect.  Altman states the following when discussing genre theory:

“Constantly opposing cultural values to counter-culture values, genre films regularly depend on duel…

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Article of mine for TUSK on Lindsay Anderson’s O Lucky Man.

http://tuskjournal.com/online-features/2014/8/18/o-lucky-man-lindsay-anderson

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The Unleashing of Repressed Eroticism in Black Narcissus (1947) and The Shining (1980).

The Unleashing of Repressed Eroticism in Black Narcissus (1947) and The Shining (1980).

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The geographical make-up of a film’s scenario is often a subtle root-cause of its dramatic effect.  The sense of place, both its physical and psychological attributes, can be so overwhelming that whole narratives can follow the buckling of characters under pressure from this force; to the point where their own emotional identity and personal dynamics fluctuate, reflect, and occasionally attempt…

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Das Cabinet Des Dr. Caligari (1920) - Masters of Cinema Restoration.

Das Cabinet Des Dr. Caligari (1920) – Masters of Cinema Restoration.

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Shadows dance upon the walls of Robert Wiene’s Das Cabinet Des Dr. Caligari(1920).  The world of shadows and light, edges and angles, the slanted and the macabre, all seem so much more at home in silent cinema as a whole; images that negate sound have a very natural ghostliness to their nature.  This is doubly so for a film that nigh on invented horror cinema and psychological cinema as we know…

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Article of mine for TUSK on Orson Welles’ The Lady From Shanghai.

http://tuskjournal.com/online-features/2014/8/26/the-lady-from-shanghai

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A Musicological Study of Ken Russell’s Composer Films - Part 4 (The Music Lovers).

A Musicological Study of Ken Russell’s Composer Films – Part 4 (The Music Lovers).

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Part 1. Part 2. Part 3.

Transitional Films and Symbolic Representations of Classical Composers.

In spite of using the visual form as an excuse for experimentation with documentary and biography as seen in his films for the BBC, it wasn’t until the early 1970s where Russell really found material to properly experiment with.  The word experimental however must be contextualised as even the films…

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