The Symbolic, the Sublime, and Slavoj Žižek’s Theory of Film (2012)

A Book Review by Brandon Konecny.  Slavoj Žižek is by far one of the most prominent intellectuals active today, gaining much of his popularity from his frequent engagement with popular culture, expansive bibliography, and endlessly entertaining lectures. To the chagrin of figures like David Bordwell, the Slovenian philosopher—perhaps the small […]

Film4 FrightFest 2013 | Day 4

By Cleaver Patterson. Horror that derives from the everyday and mundane is frequently one of the most disturbing types, particularly if it falls under the guise of a holiday—whether its an innocent weekend away, an annual excursion or a trip to your seaside bolt-hole in order to escape the city […]