Exploring the Great Empathy Machine – Cinema’s Most Romantic Moments Part 1

Exploring the Great Empathy Machine – Cinema’s Most Romantic Moments Part 1

In his third blog on The Great Empathy Machine we know as cinema, Joseph Wade presents part 1 of a miniseries of posts regarding Cinema’s Most Romantic Moments. He begins with ‘Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind’ and the line “what if you stayed this time?”

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Exploring the Great Empathy Machine: Blog 2 – Subjectivity in Criticism

Exploring the Great Empathy Machine: Blog 2 – Subjectivity in Criticism

In Exploring the Great Empathy Machine blog 2, Joseph Wade explores subjectivity in film criticism, analysis and fandom. Check out his thoughts and theories and let him know your “guilty pleasures” here.

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An Artist’s Contributions: David Wark Griffith

An Artist’s Contributions: David Wark Griffith

Highly influential ‘Broken Blossoms’ and ‘The Birth of a Nation’ director David Wark Griffith is the topic of Francesca Militello’s latest piece in her “An Artist’s Contributions” series. Just how did Griffith influence modern cinema? Find out here.

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Exploring the Great Empathy Machine: Joseph Wade Blog 1 – An Introduction

Exploring the Great Empathy Machine: Joseph Wade Blog 1 – An Introduction

In the first of a new blog series, our editor Joseph Wade discusses the impact of ‘Interstellar’ on his life and how YouTube channel Like Stories of Old helped him to understand how so many of his favourite films are linked.

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A Retrospective Look at The Passion of the Christ and Its Artistic/Cultural Merits

A Retrospective Look at The Passion of the Christ and Its Artistic/Cultural Merits

In this eye-opening piece of analysis, Katie Doyle takes an in-depth look at ‘The Passion of the Christ’ as a piece of art and a cultural phenomenon, flagging issues regarding discrimination and the movie’s post-9/11 politics.

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Cameron Crowe Movies Ranked

Cameron Crowe Movies Ranked

All 10 of quirky, effervescent director Cameron Crowe’s feature-length films, including the likes of ‘Say Anything’, ‘Jerry Maguire’ and ‘Elizabethtown’ have been ranked from worst to best by Joseph Wade, here.

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Katie Doyle’s ‘Movies I Had A Religious/Spiritual Experience With’ Part 3

Katie Doyle’s ‘Movies I Had A Religious/Spiritual Experience With’ Part 3

Terry Gilliam’s ‘Brazil’ and Martin McDonagh’s ‘In Bruges’ are the subject of Katie Doyle’s 3rd piece in her “Movies I Had A Religious/Spiritual Experience With” series, in which she dissects the morality of each film and their profound effects on her.

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2018 Oscars Best Picture Nominees Ranked

2018 Oscars Best Picture Nominees Ranked

All 9 of the 2018 Oscars Best Picture nominees have been ranked from worst to best by Joseph Wade in this special 90th Annual Oscars edition of Ranked.

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4 Unconventional Mother-Daughter Movie Relationships

4 Unconventional Mother-Daughter Movie Relationships

Elizabeth Howlett runs down her top 4 list of movies featuring unconventional mother-daughter relationships, similar to Greta Gerwig’s ‘Ladybird’. Disclaimer: list does not include ‘Mermaids’ (1990).

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