By Dustin Griffin. In Avatar, it is easier to believe in the marriage and integration of living and non-living and the world that was created a lot more than other contemporary CGI fests like say Alice. This is due to how the creative team structured the visuals and the storyline. […]
By Nicola Balkind. To read this article, please download the PDF: Animation Comes to Life: Anthropomorphism & Wall-E Nicola Balkind is a freelance film journalist with a BA (Hons) in Film & Media Studies from Stirling University, Scotland.
By William Anselmi and Sheena Wilson. Introduction. The triumph of visual culture in the era of neo-liberal subjugation elicits the following question by default: how are economic processes embedded in political discourses sustained, or resisted, according to visual narratives for global publics/consumers? Slumdog Millionaire(2008) offers a way into this, from […]
By Dustin Griffin, Honorable Mention in the 2006 Frank Capra Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Film Criticism. Dead Man Walking (1995) is about religious faith and the societal issues surrounding the death penalty; the film deconstructs the issue of forgiveness as it is taught in the Old Testament, with its […]