Kubrick Cubed

May 16, 2009

The films of Stanley Kubrick, rich in their aesthetic complexity, have generated a considerable bibliography. […]

Vive le Francois!

May 1, 2009

In 1959, the Nouvelle Vague, or New Wave, revolutionized the concept of film editing and scene construction in international film. […]

Mervyn LeRoy’s ‘The Wizard of Oz’

May 1, 2009

Fantasy has had a rather schizophrenic time in Hollywood––one year being the worst possible genre to pour money into unless it’s going straight to video, the next year sweeping the Academy Awards with 11 Oscars. […]

Sound Trek:
The Audio Explorations of Ben Burtt

May 1, 2009

The crack of Indiana Jones’ whip, the roar of an Imperial TIE fighter, the hum and crackle of clashing lightsabers, the voice of Wall-E speaking through his circuitry… all can be traced to the same source: sound designer extraordinaire Ben Burtt. […]