Paint Broad Strokes

Hisao Naka ひさお 中 Art invigorates life. Without the presence of art, existence would be dull. A bottomless pit in which we endlessly fall down. Some try clawing their way back to the top, others appear to be swimming up stream, diving deeper but not the artist. The artist just captures the experience with whatever … Continue reading Paint Broad Strokes

Farce or Fantasy? Filmmaking Through the Lens of ‘Day for Night’

Jean-Luc Godard’s accusation against Francois Truffaut for presenting the process of filmmaking as something fraudulently sentimental is unjustified. The words spat by Godard to disparage Truffaut and his vision is more or less a statement on the quality of Day for Night, but a blunt statement that services as proof that la nouvelle vague, French … Continue reading Farce or Fantasy? Filmmaking Through the Lens of ‘Day for Night’

Is the She-Ra “Controversy” Really Just the Future of Marketing?

A beloved franchise is returning in modern times and is facing scrutiny from fans of the original. Also, in today’s news water is wet. Quite a few news outlets have already covered the topic, but I think I have the most bizarre hot take on this that you might want to buckle in. She-Ra is … Continue reading Is the She-Ra “Controversy” Really Just the Future of Marketing?

Remember the Classics: Bergman’s ‘Persona’ is Cinematic Poetics at its Finest

When it comes to Ingmar Bergman’s 1966 film Persona I have absolutely no idea where to begin, and that’s kind of the beauty of it. For those who have not had the pleasure of sitting down to watch Persona, the film’s story revolves around Elisabeth Vogler an actress who suddenly goes mute. When doctors diagnose … Continue reading Remember the Classics: Bergman’s ‘Persona’ is Cinematic Poetics at its Finest

Debate: Should Animated Movies be Remastered in the Future?

Affirmative 1: It’s showtime. Incredibles 2 was more than a critically successful summer blockbuster smash hit, but a glimpse of the future to come. An audience at the movies in the year 2018 have become familiar with the concepts of re-make, and re-boot but the future of animation is going to be riding on the … Continue reading Debate: Should Animated Movies be Remastered in the Future?

Know Your Nominee: Main Title Design Emmy Awards 2017

The 69th Annual Emmy awards has announced the lists of nominees that will be vying for the gold come September 17. The awards acknowledge the artists from across all aspects which makes this the Golden age of Television. With the great variance of shows nominated from multiple platforms of streaming/broadcast networks and with the long … Continue reading Know Your Nominee: Main Title Design Emmy Awards 2017