A few years ago, the film journal Cinephile proposed a fascinating idea: that in this world of mobile devices, YouTube, and easy access to DVDs, the scene has taken on an added cultural resonance that comes close to matching that of the film.
In my last article, I talked a bit about how the success of Star Wars had a massive influence on Alien getting made. The films themselves, however, represent two distinct types of sci-fi film – a fact that is obvious even from the two films’ opening credits.
If you’re like me, you have a crush on Emma Stone. I have yet to meet anyone – man or woman – who doesn’t love her. She’s talented, she’s funny, she’s gorgeous, she’s a ginger (or at least presents herself as one in public) – she’s got everything. But our culture’s sudden obsession with all … Continue reading