Peter Greenaway is one of my favorite directors. But in this film, I guess he missed the mark. His best films were done in the 1980s and 1990s. I liked very much his films The Draughtsman's Contract (1982), A Zed & Two Noughts (1985), Drowning by Numbers (1988), The Cook, the Thief, His Wife &… Continue reading Peter Greenaway’s Eisenstein in Guanajuato
(These Film Studies Notes are my one-page notes on various articles or books on Film Studies / Media Studies which might interest students and teachers of Film or Media Studies.) Film as Art or Film as Social Practice While I was taking my MA in Media Studies, I usually debated with my professor, who was… Continue reading Film: Art or Social Practice?
ARTICLE: Bordwell, David (1994) “The Power of a Research Tradition: Prospects for Progress in the Study of Film Style.” Film History 5, : 59–79. Bordwell reviewed the historical study of film style in relation to its object (chronological change and stability in the film technique), a core set of problems (chronology, causality, influence, affinity, etc.)… Continue reading David Bordwell on Film Style