Should ‘Ghost In The Shell’ Have Censored the Franchise’s Adult Material for a PG-13 Rating?

  (WARNING: This post contains spoilers for Ghost in the Shell (1995) and 1989’s Ghost in the Shell Vol. 1–11 and features adult material not suitable for younger readers.) #GhostintheShell‘s first live-action adaptation will be released later this month and if all goes well, it’s likely that this could be just the beginning for the Scarlett Johansson-led franchise. Recently, IMDB has confirmed that 2017’s adaptation has … Continue reading Should ‘Ghost In The Shell’ Have Censored the Franchise’s Adult Material for a PG-13 Rating?

‘Rogue One’: New Synopsis Reveals Close Connection Between Jyn Erso’s Family And Director Krennic

Rogue One’s main villain revealed to have a close relationship with Jyn Erso’s father Continue reading ‘Rogue One’: New Synopsis Reveals Close Connection Between Jyn Erso’s Family And Director Krennic

Laugh It Up, Fuzzball! What Casting Alden Ehrenreich Means For The Tone Of Disney’s Han Solo Movie

Ever since Disney acquired LucasArts in October, 2012, the prospect of a Han Solo movie has been sparking a debate as to who, if anyone, could possibly fill Harrison Ford’s space boots as the scruffy-looking nerf herder. Once a shortlist of talent was released, fans rallied together to show support for their personal favorite. This shortlist included brooding pin-ups such as Scott Eastwood and actors … Continue reading Laugh It Up, Fuzzball! What Casting Alden Ehrenreich Means For The Tone Of Disney’s Han Solo Movie

The Power of Foresight: Science Fiction Predicting Science Fact

Science Fiction can be the most visually stimulating genre, allowing us to see metaphorical images to convey ideas in an understandable way. The greatest asset to sci-fi is that things don’t have to be literal, but can simply conveying a less fantastical idea through the medium of surrealist, sometimes unbelievable, concepts. In some cases, however, the great minds behind our favourite science fiction films have … Continue reading The Power of Foresight: Science Fiction Predicting Science Fact

FilmGrab: A Homage to Great Cinematography

FilmGrab has possibly the best repertoire of cinematic screenshots available on the internet. The blog has been going for a long time now, meaning that the collection of beautiful cinematography has grown from a great way to waste time into a significant study into what cinematography means a film’s outcome. Anybody interested in framing, lighting, mise en scène and the analysis of visual storytelling can … Continue reading FilmGrab: A Homage to Great Cinematography

Implied, not endured – A study of neorealism from Sight & Sound

Here is a fantastic video made for Sight & Sound magazine, exploring neorealism. I think this video is worth sharing as it is visually informative, whilst also being entertaining to see two different edits of the same rushes. If you find this video interesting, it’s worth watching Kogonada’s other videos. Enjoy! Continue reading Implied, not endured – A study of neorealism from Sight & Sound