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Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Musing Pictures: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

This week, my final article for 2013, I explore Peter Jackson's unusual, frustrating, and surprisingly entertaining approach to narrative structure in the middle installment of his "Hobbit" trilogy.

http://maxitmagazine.com/index.php/articles/columns/musing-pictures/1177-the-hobbit-the-desolation-of-smaug


Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Musing Pictures: Captain Phillips

In which I continue exploring the dramatic nature and use (or misuse?) of subtitles in narrative film:

My article on Captain Phillips