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The Big Sleep (1946) demonstrates the effective application of screen direction, sound, lighting, and editing

The Big Sleep (1946) demonstrates four characteristic film techniques. The techniques – applied in the opening credits and scenes of The Big Sleep (1946), based on  a novel (1939) by Raymond Chandler – are: (1) screen direction as described in Cinematic Storytelling (2005), (2) Foley sound, (3) film lighting, and (4) sound and picture editing, as these items […]

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August: Osage County (2013): The movie

The following blurb appears for August: Osage County (2008) (the book) at the Toronto Public Library website: Winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Drama “A tremendous achievement in American playwriting: a tragicomic populist portrait of a tough land and a tougher people.”— Time Out New York “Tracy Letts’ August: Osage County is what O’Neill would be […]

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Modern empire was not an aberrant supplement to the history of modernity but rather its constituent part (Partha Chatterjee, 2012)

“Modern empire was not an aberrant supplement to the history of modernity but rather its constituent part.” These words are from the preface of The Black Hole of Empire: History of a Global Practice of Power (2012) by Partha Chatterjee. What conceptual framework drove the British to establish themselves in Long Branch? The above-noted book […]