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Bloodsport: A Prime Example of Affective Cinema

In spite of nostalgia’s effect on my revision, and in spite of Bloodsport’s apparent contrast to what we generally deem cinematic art, the cult-classic remains fastened on the minds of many a cinephile. Such a phenomenon surely calls for retrospection, and … Continue reading

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Videodrome (Cronenberg, 1983)

   Cronenberg uses film theory to transform mediate objects into perceivable flesh. From Bergson to Deleuze, the cinema is conscious; it is consciousness reified. Perception of an image is always a subtraction of said image. The visual image is reality … Continue reading

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Concerning ‘Formalism’, ‘Cognitivism’ And Charlie Kaufman

In this paper, I will apply the film theoretical perspective’s of ‘formalism’ and ‘cognitivism’ in examining the screenplays of Charlie Kaufman. I will assert that the content of these particular perspectives are methodologically useful when approaching Kaufman’s films, and that, … Continue reading

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