This is a response paper to the introduction part of the A.O. Scott book “Better Living Through Criticism: How to Think About Art, Pleasure, Beauty, and Truth” for my Advanced Film Theory and Criticism class.
This is a response paper to the introduction part of the Anthony Lane book “Nobody’s Perfect: Writings from the New Yorker” for my Advanced Film Theory and Criticism class.
This is a response paper to a blog and book about Pauline Kael, a prolific writer and film critic with significant contributions to cinema, for my Advanced Film Theory and Criticism class.
This is a response paper to the essay “Against Interpretation” by Susan Sontag for my Advanced Film Theory and Criticism class.
Who can forget such films that influenced eras and generations of film enthusiasts? Even the young filmgoers today would probably know “Star Wars,” “King Kong” and “Jurassic Park.”
This term’s Filmmaker Focus in Forum (FFF) is entitled “One Shot: A Forum on Shooting Your First Feature Film” featuring Pepe Diokno and his first feature, the Cinemalaya film “Engkwentro.”
Before the dawn of non-linear editing suites where filmmakers started using computer software such as Avid, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, and Sony Vegas, editors use the Moviola or the Steenbeck, now referred to as “old school film editing machines.”
This event entitled “CinePHlix,” features a Q&A with the filmmakers and a film forum about “the blurring line between cinema and television and the rise of online distribution.”
This free event entitled “It’s More Fun in the PhiliFILMS” is open to the public. It kicks off with the screening of Ice Idanan’s critically acclaimed CineFilipino film “Sakaling Hindi Makarating,” followed by a forum on film tourism.
I couldn’t agree more when someone said that more woman filmmakers should be included in the syllabi of academicians, whether in major subjects of film students or any related media subjects and electives, especially those of mass communication and communication arts students. Academic papers, journals, books, and even blogs and vlogs that are easily accessible by everyone, should be able to find many female names to feature.