Trying to establish small cycles of trends in cinema is a key discipline in understanding the medium. When a theme can be seen to traverse genre but be defined by era, it perhaps states more of a sociological argument than simply an aesthetic or a narrative one. A particular group of films recently began to … Continue reading The Ravenous Poor in Heath Era British Cinema.
Playing against our expectations and how music can twist our emotional construction and beliefs on scenarios of reality for its own ends. “Music is a “mirror” that allows one to “see one’s self”” – Slobada and O’Neill quoting DeNora (1999 p51). I mentioned early about the dark to side to my argument but also how … Continue reading Film Scores and the Social Construction of Emotions (Lynch and Kubrick) – Part 2