Christopher Nolan’s Cinematic Chores: Understanding ‘Tenet’

Christopher Nolan’s Cinematic Chores: Understanding ‘Tenet’

Nolan frequently assigns his audience chores, engineering his films in such a way that requires them to participate in each narrative actively. ‘Tenet’ is no exception. Leoni Horton explores.

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Blockbuster Filmmaking and Transmedia Storytelling at the Great Pit of Carkoon

Blockbuster Filmmaking and Transmedia Storytelling at the Great Pit of Carkoon

How the Great Pit of Carkoon in ‘Star Wars – Return of the Jedi’ is an example of commodified transmedia storytelling and blockbuster filmmaking. Essay by Jacob Davis.

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I’m a 90s Kid and I Watched Jurassic Park for the First Time This Year

I’m a 90s Kid and I Watched Jurassic Park for the First Time This Year

“Hi, my name is Annice and I have never seen Jurassic Park.” How a 90s kid somehow missed out on seeing Steven Spielberg’s dinosaur-sized blockbuster hit until nearly 30 years later.

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The Success and Significance of The Wandering Earth

The Success and Significance of The Wandering Earth

‘The Wandering Earth’ has broken all sorts of records in China and at the worldwide box office. Joseph Wade tackles the significance of this success and why it is successful in this special feature.

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A Retrospective Look At ‘Independence Day’

A Retrospective Look At ‘Independence Day’

Read about how and why ‘Independence Day’ (1996) was and remains so successful in Joseph Wade’s critical analysis of the famed Blockbuster.

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