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Film Notes: The Tree, the Mayor and the Mediatheque (1993) by Éric Rohmer

The film thrives as a sociological narrative that explores the infinite dimensions of the human psyche operating as the foundation of society, but the self-conscious final sequence mars some finer edges by appearing like a satire within a satire. 3.5 out of 4 Man with an agenda It has often been said that the plot …

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How cinematic visuals evoke claustrophobia in Robert Eggers’ The Lighthouse (2019)

The Lighthouse is one of those rare modern films where the means have generated as much buzz as the end (perhaps more). Here, the cinematic visuals evoke claustrophobia not only through its aspect ratio, cinematographic details, and lighting. Careful arrangements of blocking and character movements also contribute towards this. These aspects have been analyzed here. …

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