Tag Archives: cinema

Comparing the incomparable

By ann summers Comparisons were always the way art historians developed arguments for analyzing by comparing formal qualities but also useful cultural resemblances that could make identifying the authenticity of a legitimate (collectible) artwork. Comparing films in the same way … Continue reading

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post-Trump, how should the cinema treat #TrumpRussia

 By ann summers   The NSA analysis does not draw conclusions about whether the interference had any effect on the election’s outcome and concedes that much remains unknown about the extent of the hackers’ accomplishments. However, the report raises the … Continue reading

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Send in the Trumpian overlords

By ann summers Will Trump turn the election into a snuff film — his bread is in the form of debt, but regardless, the GOP will be toast after the election.  Berlin, 1945 Trump flak tower for Alamo rent-a-wrecks   One might very well … Continue reading

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Frisco Flix Fascist Nix

By ann summers Hollywood North is not San Francisco South, nor North Hollywood or South San Francisco. But maybe in an age of media crime fascination there can be high-tech tours of location specific cinematic crime, something better than the Alcatraz … Continue reading

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Michael Ware’s Only the Dead knows that the end of War documentaries are not snuff films

        By ann summers No one wants to see the explicit images of death and the dying, the actual rather than the Michael Bay cinematic explosions, and yet like the spectacular trainwreck of the 2016 elections season, … Continue reading

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