Critical Roundup Vol. 5

For Paste, Whitney Brandt lists 100 Twitter profiles to follow if you’re interested in film. As an aspiring film critic, I have found Twitter to be such an immense tool in connecting me to other so this list is definitely worth taking a look at.

https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2016/08/100-great-twitter-feeds-about-movies.html

For Outtake, Erik Abriss takes a look at how “The Comedy” challenges what it means to be funny. This movie is one of my favorites, and I think Abriss does a great job of analyzing it.

https://www.tribecashortlist.com/outtake/2016/09/01/heidecker-alverson-the-comedy/

For Sight & Sound, Mark Cousins developed his own experimental teaching course. I don’t think the article is meant to be taken too seriously, but there’s a lot of resources that Cousins mentions which I think are useful.

http://www.bfi.org.uk/news-opinion/sight-sound-magazine/comment/50-weeks-learn-film?utm_content=buffer83abd&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitterbfi&utm_campaign=buffer

Radiohead held a contest where filmmakers could use their song “Daydreaming” and make a short film. For Indiewire, Liz Calvario writes a short piece on what that entailed while providing links to the video.

http://www.indiewire.com/2016/09/radiohead-release-daydreaming-short-film-contest-shortlist-1201723250/

For Torrentfreak, Andy wrote a piece on how a security researcher discovered vulnerabilities in the Oscars Screener system. This one is very interesting.

https://torrentfreak.com/researcher-finds-critical-vulnerabilities-in-hollywood-screener-system-160909/

For Indiewire, Eric Kohn argues why movies aren’t dying but rather changing to adapt to new viewing tastes.

http://www.indiewire.com/2016/09/telluride-film-festival-2016-analysis-movies-dying-1201723202/

Raoul Peck was interviewed by TIFF, and one highlight is his discussion on the struggles of black filmmakers.

For Filmschoolrejects, Danny Bowes wrote a piece discussing the physical and metaphysical ramifications of watching movies on celluloid.

https://filmschoolrejects.com/in-praise-of-celluloid-d0d0c78f652d#.58ftyzm6h

Senses of Cinema have put out their 80th journal. This particular release is focused on films of violent extremity.

http://sensesofcinema.com/issues/issue-80/

ESPORTS TV has released a video of “Mad Max: Fury Road,” which depicts the film’s raw footage, devoid of CGI.

 

For The Atlantic, Adrienne Lafrance argues why its difficult for films to capture modern human interactions.

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2016/09/116-years-of-text-on-film/498890/?utm_source=atltw

For Sunset Gun, Kim Morgan takes a look at the music of David Lynch.

http://sunsetgun.typepad.com/sunsetgun/2016/09/beyond-the-beyond-twin-peaks.html

For Sight & Sound, Robert Greene discusses authenticity in documentary filmmaking.

http://www.bfi.org.uk/news-opinion/sight-sound-magazine/comment/unfiction/myth-authenticity-limits-access-under-sun?utm_content=buffer83789&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

 

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