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The Irony of Mr. Vernon

I’ve always been a big fan of the 1985 John Hughes film The Breakfast Club. I think my enjoyment of the film largely comes from the fact that I was a high school student in 1985, and the sensibilities speak … Continue reading

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Dersu Uzala: Kurosawa’s Media Ecology

I alluded to Kurosawa’s Russian language film, Dersu Uzala, in my last post and thought it would be interesting to write a follow up on the director’s technological statement by highlighting the important contrast present in what may be his … Continue reading

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Village of the Watermills: Kurosawa’s Media Ecology

Akira Kurosawa is one of the most celebrated film directors of the 20th century, mainly for his ability to translate Japanese sensibilities to the international language of the medium. In Japan, there has always been a mix of celebration and … Continue reading

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